Bessie Hendricks Obituary, Death – A woman who lived in Iowa and was thought to be the oldest person who was still alive in the United States has lately passed away at the age of 115. It is believed that she held the title of the oldest person in the country. According to the information that was provided by the Lampe & Powers Funeral Home in Lake City, Bessie Laurena Hendricks, who lived in Lake City, passed away on Tuesday at the Shady Oaks Care Center. Bessie Laurena Hendricks was a resident of Lake City. Bessie Laurena Hendricks lived in the city of Lake City throughout her life. Hendricks celebrated her 115th birthday with family and friends at her home on November 7th, the day she turned 115 years old. The Gerontology Research Group, which has its headquarters in Los Angeles, declared her to be the oldest living person in the country up until the time of her passing away a year ago when she passed away from natural causes. The previous year was the one in which she had passed away.
Hendricks was around to see the news about the sinking of the Titanic, both World Wars I and II, the Great Depression, and the pandemics of Spanish flu and COVID-19. In addition to that, he survived the Great Depression. Hendricks was born in the year 1907 in the county of Calhoun, which is located in the westernmost area of the central region of Iowa. According to information provided by the Des Moines Register, she was the mother of five children and worked as a teacher in a one-room schoolhouse located in that hamlet. Her three children who are still alive will always remember their mother after she has passed away.
At the memorial service that will be placed at the Lampe & Powers Memorial Home on Saturday, mourners will have the opportunity to pay their respects to Hendricks and express their condolences to his family. According to the findings of the Gerontology Research Group, now that Hendrick has passed away, Edie Ceccarelli, who is 114 years old and lives in California, is the oldest person in the United States who is still living. Ceccarelli currently has the title of being the oldest person in the country. Ceccarelli is now the individual in the country with the distinction of being the oldest person alive.