Whicker on her 113th birthday in 2019
|Birth:||24 July 1906|
|Death:||23 October 2020|
Roseville, California, USA
|Age:||114 years, 90 days|
Minnie Eveline Whicker (née Jenkins; 24 July 1906 – 22 October 2020) was an American supercentenarian whose age has been validated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG). At time of her death, she was the third-oldest validated living person in the United States and the tenth-oldest validated living person in the world.
Minnie Whicker was born in Evansville, Crawford County, Arkansas, USA on 24 July 1906, to Francis and Belle (Walker) Jenkins. She married Roy Earnest Whicker in Okmulgee, Oklahoma, USA, on 11 June 1927, and spent her life as a homemaker. The couple had four children and were married for 67 years until his death on 20 December 1994.
Following her husband's retirement in the 1970s, Whicker moved to Roseville, California, where she spent the rest of her life. At the time of her 112th birthday in July 2018, she had eight grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. Whicker voted via absentee ballot in the 2018 U.S. midterm elections, making her one of the oldest voters. She died on 22 October 2020 at the age of 114 years, 90 days.
- Gerontology Research Group
- Roy Earnest Whicker Find a Grave
- Roseville Woman Celebrates Her 111th Birthday CBS Sacramento, 24 July 2017
- 112 Year Old Birthday Good Day Sacramento on YouTube, 24 July 2018
- Minnie Whicker (112 years, 105 days old today) is California's oldest resident... Alex Vassar on Facebook, 7 November 2018
- Happy 113th Birthday to Grandma today... Wayne Werning on Facebook, 24 July 2019
- Happy 114th Birthday Grandma... Wayne Werning on Facebook, 24 July 2020
- Minnie Whicker, Debbe’s grandma, passed away about 9:25 at the age of 114 years, 90 days Sam Morrow on Facebook, 23 October 2020
- Minnie Eveline Whicker Obituary Dignity Memorial