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Gladys Anderson
Gladys Anderson
Birth: 28 June 1902
Kemper County, Mississippi, USA
Death: 3 December 2012
Flint, Michigan, USA
Age: 110 years, 158 days
Country: United StatesUSA

Gladys "Glad" Anderson (née Johnson; 28 June 1902 – 3 December 2012) was an American supercentenarian whose age is currently pending by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG).


Gladys Anderson was born in Kemper County, Mississippi, USA on 28 June 1902. Her parents were Johnie Johnson and Daisy (née Welch) Johnson. She had nine siblings.

She married John Anderson in 1926. The couple had one children: Willie Anderson (1927–1939), who died in a car accident at age of 12.

On their 75th anniversary in 2001, the couple renewed their wedding vows. John Anderson died in 2004 at the age of 100, after 78 years of marriage. She moved at Kith Haven Nursing Home in 2005.

Gladys Anderson died in Flint, Michigan, USA on 3 December 2012 at the age of 110 years, 158 days. She was survived by one great-niece Vernita Coleman; two great-nephew Johnnie Coleman and Michael Coleman; many other nieces and nephews.