September 12, 2009
"A modest woman who liked to watch the 'Jerry Springer Show' and eat fried chicken, bacon and ice cream. She refused to use dentures. 'I don't know how she does it. She only has her gums, no teeth.'"
Gertrude Baines, born in 1894 in Shellman, Georgia, has died. The new world's-oldest-person is Kama Chinen, 114. She's in Japan.