Oldest person in the world, Jamaica's Violet Moss Brown is dead

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Her reign as the world's oldest person did not last long; but her life - well, that's a whole 'nother story. He had inherited scepter belonged to Emma Morano, piedmont died at 117 years and 137 days, and was born on 29th of November 1899.Violet, who has always lived in same house, was a farmer of sugar cane and a large lover of fruit.

Brown said in April that a "clean" life and good food were the secrets to her longevity, according to The Gleaner.

Affectionately known as "Aunt V", Brown was born in #Jamaica on March 10, 1900.

"Rest In Peace Mrs Mosse-Brown".

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Declaring that "the best time is now", Brown said she was enjoying life and is not sitting around waiting to die. She was also predeceased by the world's oldest man, after Holocaust survivor Yisrael Kristal died at the age of 113 during August in Haifa, Israel, shortly before his 114th birthday. "She was taken to the medical facility on Saturday because she was not feeling well, was dehydrated, and had an irregular heartbeat".

She was slated to be visited by personnel from The Guinness Book of World Records. Loop News Barbados quotes one, unnamed family member as saying they came to look for Brown on Friday afternoon, only to be told she had passed away.

She became quite a celebrity after becoming the world's oldest person.

The world's oldest person, Jamaican supercentenarian Violet Moss Brown died Friday at 117 after a brief illness.

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