Grace Jones (supercentenarian) facts for kids
Grace Adelaide Jones
7 December 1899
14 November 2013
(aged 113 years, 342 days)
|Known for||Oldest living person in the UK
(29 February 2012 – 14 November 2013)
Grace Adelaide Jones (7 December 1899 – 14 November 2013) was a British supercentenarian, who at the age of 112 years, 342 days, was the oldest verified living person in the United Kingdom. She was the world's sixth-oldest living person until her death in November 2013. Until her death she was the last known living British person to have been born before 1900.
On 14 November 2013, following a fall a few weeks previously, Jones died at St Thomas' Hospital in London. Her death was confirmed by MP Simon Hughes.
On Jones' death, Ethel Lang became the UK's oldest living person.
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