August 27, 2011
In this Feb. 1, 2011 file photo, Besse Cooper, sits in her room at a nursing home, in Monroe, Ga. Cooper, the woman who was listed as the world's oldest person has died Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012 in a Georgia nursing home at age 116, according to her son Sidney Cooper. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)
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The woman who was listed as the world's oldest person died Tuesday in a Georgia nursing home at age 116.
MONROE -- A small group of friends and relatives on Friday celebrated with cake and music as Besse Cooper, who is listed as the world's oldest person, turned 115 on Friday.. They gathered at Cooper's Monroe nursing home, where she enjoyed two small slivers of her birthday cake and heard