CLEARWATER, Fla (970 WFLA)- Clearwater resident Elsie Thompson was the oldest living American at 113 years old, last Friday would have been 114. Thomson died March 21st at her condo in Clearwater.
She was a native of Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania but moved to Florida in 1971. News reports say Thompson avoided meat exacept for chicken and salmon but she loved her cookies and coffee. Thompson is said to have had a "sunny" disposition and was a lover of people.
Elsie Thompson was the 4th oldest living person in the world prior to her passing.