Sarah Spires
Sarah Spires
Sarah Spires on her 110th birthday.
Birth: 10 April 1910
Jackson County, Florida, USA
Age: 110 years, 291 days
Country: United StatesUSA

Sarah Purdee Spires (born 10 April 1910) is an American supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG).


Sarah Spires was born in Jackson County, Florida, USA on 10 April 1910. Her parents were Armstrong Purdee, the first black lawyer of Jackson County, and Gracie (née White) Purdee. She is the only surviving child out of her three siblings, and an adopted sister. Her grandmother Francis White was a full-blooded Seminole Indian.

She married her husband Willie E. Spires on 19 February 1934. The couple had ten children (three now deceased).

She celebrated her 110th birthday in April 2020.

She currently lives in Marianna, Florida, USA, at the age of 110 years, 291 days.



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