Zonia Way
Zonia Way
Birth: 9 May 1905
Meridian, Mississippi, USA

113 years, 43 days

Country: USA FlagUSA

Zonia Way (née Matticx) (9 May 1905-          ) is an American woman who is one of the oldest known living persons in Illinois.


Zonia Matticx was born in Meridian, Mississippi on 9 May 1905 as the daughter of Frank and Virginia Matticx. Following her mother's death, Zonia and her family moved to Chicago, Illinois. She graduated from Hyde Park High School in 1923 and later began working in a hat shop. Matticx met Walter Thomas and married him in the 1920's. The pair had two children. She was widowed in 1949 and remarried to John Way in 1960.

Zonia Way currently lives in Chicago, Illinois.