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Eddye Williams
Eddye Williams
Birth: 4 January 1900
Florida, USA
Death: 21 September 2012
Washington, D.C., USA
Age: 112 years, 261 days
Country: United StatesUSA

Eddye L. Williams (4 January 1900 – 21 September 2012) was an American supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG). If validated, she would be the oldest person ever to be born in Florida.


Eddye Williams was born in Florida, USA on 4 January 1900. She was a nurse for 53 years. She also sewed and decorated hats until she was 89. She had one daughter, Edythe Williams-Simmons (aged 85) and one step-granddaughter Janice Simmons. On her 108th birthday, she had eight grandchildren (including Darlene Williams (aged 51 in 2009)), 21 great-grandchildren (including Tyshida Williams (aged 18 in 2009)) and six great-great-grandchildren (including J'da Gaskins (aged 0 in 2009)). She had lost some of her hearing. She said the secret to her long life is knowing what she likes to do and then doing it.

Eddye Williams died in Washington, D.C., USA on 21 September 2012 at the age of 112 years, 261 days. At the time of death, she was the oldest known living person in District of Columbia, USA.