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Suzy Ford
Suzy Ford
Suzy Ford on her 111th birthday.
Birth: 24 December 1907
Watkins, Arkansas, USA
Death: 31 August 2020
Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Age: 112 years, 251 days
Country: USA FlagUSA
Unvalidated

Susie "Suzy" Mae Ford (née Williamson; 24 December 1907 – 31 August 2020) was an American supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG).

Biography

Suzy Ford was born Susie Mae Williamson in Watkins (likely present-day Ewing, Boone County), Arkansas, United States, on 24 December 1907. Her parents were Willis Williamson and Virginia Bryant. She had 3 brothers. She never completed her education. She starting sewing at the age of 14, as she watched her mother sew for others. She continued to sew until October 2017.

In 1942, she moved to Kansas City, Missouri. She was a long time member of Barker Temple Church of God In Christ. At the some point in her life, she married Henry White Sr. and had 5 children with him, including Henry Jr. and Samuel. She later remarried to Jack Ford Sr. and had 1 child with him. She worked most of her life as a seamstress making men's and women's clothing and doing alterations.

In December 2007, she was recognized by the City Council of Kansas City (Missouri) and Mayor Sylvester (Sly) James of Kansas City, for being the oldest person in the city. As of December 2019, three of her children were still alive. At that time she also had 32 descendants.

Suzy Ford died in Kansas City, Missouri, USA on at the age of 112 years, 251 days.

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