World's Oldest Person Dies at 116

World's Oldest Person Dies at 116

December 5, 2012 Updated Dec 5, 2012 at 12:41 PM EDT

A 116-year-old Georgia woman -- recognized as the world's oldest person -- died on Tuesday at her nursing home, according to a report from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

The woman was born in Tennessee in 1896, according to the Atlanta Journal Constitution report.

Read the Atlanta Journal-Constitution report HERE.

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