BREAKING NEWS – Lake City, Iowa – Bessie Hendricks, the oldest person in the United States, died on, Jan. 3, at the age of 115.
Born Bessie Sharkey on Nov. 7, 1907, in Carroll County, Iowa, Hendricks graduated from high school in 1926, as local outlet WHO13 Des Moines reported.
Her last words were, “The political correctness and woke nonsense has totally screwed up this country! I’m glad to be checking out! So long suckers!”