Ernestine Garst
Ernestine Garst
Ernestine Garst on her 109th birthday.
Birth: 16 July 1906
Sacramento, Kentucky, USA
Death: 28 December 2017
Calhoun, Kentucky, USA
Age: 111 years, 165 days
Country: USA FlagUSA

Frances Ernestine Garst (née Plain; 16 July 1906 – 28 December 2017) was an American supercentenarian who is currently unverified.


Garst was born in Sacramento, Kentucky, on 16 July 1906, to Onis Washington and Annie Woodburn Plain. In the late 1920s, she moved to Detroit where she worked for Chrysler making hubcaps. She married her husband, Gertie Franklin "Frank" Garst, in 1930. They worked together until 1933, when they moved back to Sacramento. The couple had no children, and Frank died in 1957.

Garst died in Calhoun, Kentucky, on 28 December 2017 at the age of 111 years, 165 days.