Trelawny, Jamaica(McKoy’s News)- Final Farewell To World’s Oldest Person: The world’s oldest person was laid to rest to rest yesterday, October 7, 2017, in her hometown in Trelawny. There were hundreds gathered to say their final farewells to Mrs. Violet Mosse-Brown.
Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sports the Hon. Olivia Grange, CD, MP was present at the funeral as the Prime Minister’s Designee.
Mrs. Brown was the oldest living person and the final living subject to Queen Victoria until she died on September 15, 2017. She was born on March 10, 1900, she was 117 years old and had spent many, many years farming and cutting sugar cane and going to church.
She is fondly remembered by those around as being a sweet and funny lady. She had also credited her long life to a healthy living and her faith in God, she had fondly recalled that she had done almost everything in the church.
Those who had been given the opportunity to know her if asked about her would tell you she loved to sing.
The church rang with joyous songs of praises and thanksgiving for the late Mrs. Violet Mosse-Brown. She died leaving behind her four living children as well as grandchildren, great-grandchildren and other relatives and friends.
Written by: Mikayla Simpson