The Guinness World record holder for 'Oldest Living Person' dies

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by Bethanni Williams

WHAS11.com

Posted on December 5, 2012 at 9:40 AM

(WHAS 11)--The Guinness World Record holder for 'Oldest Living Person' passed away peacefully on Tuesday.

Besse Cooper lived 116 years and her son says she spent her last day having her hair set and watching a Christmas video in a Georgia nursing home.

She then experienced trouble breathing and had to be put on oxygen. Her son says a funeral will likely be held later this week.

Cooper is one of 8 documented people to have lived to be 116.

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