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Millicent Yearwood
Millicent Yearwood
Millicent Yearwood in her centenarian years.
Birth: 22 July 1907
Saint Joseph, Barbados
Age:

111 years, 1 days

Country: BRB FlagBRB
Unvalidated
Millicent Albertha Yearwood (née Pilgrim; born 22 July 1907) is a Barbadian supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG). She may be the oldest known living person in Barbados.

Biography

Millicent Yearwood was born on 22 July 1907 at Maynards’ Tenantry in St. Joseph, to William and Agnes Pilgrim. She was the third of four children. As a young girl, she worked in the fields of Mount Wilton where she met her husband Herbert Yearwood. They had one daughter, Marvis Small-Raper.

Later, she worked at Lion’s Castle Plantation until she retired while being a hawker on weekends. Her husband passed away in 1981. On her claimed 111th birthday, she had 7 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and 6 great-great-grandchildren. She have hearing problems and according to her daughter, two weeks before her 111th birthday, she started “getting down”, and she has not been as talkative as before.

She currently lives with her daughter and grandchildren in Fitts Village, St. James, Barbados at the age of 111 years, 1 days.

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