Ruth Blackman
Ruth Blackman
Birth: 24 October 1905
Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA
Death: 15 June 2017
Portsmouth, Virginia, USA
Age: 111 years, 234 days
Country: United StatesUSA

Ruth Cleamer Blackman (née Phelps; 24 October 1905 – 15 June 2017) was an American supercentenarian who is currently unvalidated.


Ruth was born on 24 October 1905 in Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee, to Ambrose Walter and Agnes Kibler Phelps. She married Ralph Blackman on 19 September 1927 in Chattanooga. Their marriage produced two daughters: Barbara Ann Blackman Wynne and Elizabeth Blackman Johnson. Ruth was an active member in her church, West Side Christian, where she was a charter member.

Ruth Blackman died on 15 June 2017 in Portsmouth, Virginia, at the age of 111 years, 234 days.


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