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Anna Lou Shively
Anna Shively
Birth: 14 May 1880
Center, Indiana, USA
Death: 7 June 1992
Neffsville, Pennsylvania, USA
Age: 112 years, 24 days
Country: United StatesUSA

Anna Lou Shively (née Rivers; 14 May 1880 – 7 June 1992) was a validated American supercentenarian.


Anna Shively was born in Center, Howard County, Indiana, USA, on 14 May 1880 as the daughter of James and Josephine Belle Rivers. She married Charles Shively in Kokomo, Howard County, Indiana, USA on 17 April 1904. On the very same day they set sail for the Phillipines, where Charles worked as a headmaster at a school, while Lou Anna was a music teacher. The couple made two trips to the Philippines. The couple settled in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania and had two children: Arthur and Ethel. She was widowed in 1958. Lou Anna Shively died in Neffsville, Lancaster, Pennsylvania on 7 June 1992, aged 112 years, 24 days.