Delphine Gibson, oldest person in US, dies at 114

A Pennsylvania woman who at 114 was the country's oldest person has died.

Delphine Gibson died Wednesday, the Robert D Heath Funeral Home announced Thursday.

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Gibson (maiden name Tucker) was born on Aug. 17, 1903, in Ridgeway, South Carolina, The Associated Press reported.

She worked on the family farm until she married Taylor Gibson in 1928. The couple eventually settled in Pennsylvania, working in the brickyards. Taylor Gibson died in 1980.

Gibson attributed her long life to good food, her faith and her church, the AP reported.

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