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New Validation: Mary Mack of the United States (1909-2019)

On her 109th birthday. (Source: Dignity Memorial) On her 109th birthday. (Source: Dignity Memorial)

LongeviQuest is pleased to announce the age validation of Mary Mack of the United States at age 110. She was born in Mary Penn in Terry, Mississippi, USA, on 2 April 1909. As a girl, she picked cotton by hand on the family farm. She also had three brothers and ten sisters.

On her 105th birthday. (Source: Peoria Journal Star)
On her 105th birthday.
(Source: Peoria Journal Star)

Mack was a wife and a mother to 12 children. The family lived in a small home where they used the fireplace as a stove, and owned an ice box refrigerator made of wood, several feet high with one handle on the cabinet door. To support her children, Mack started an in-house daycare, charging $1 per child per day. She babysat over 50 children over several decades.

Mack passed away in Peoria, Illinois, USA, on 2 August 2019, at the age of 110 years, 122 days. She was survived by 1 younger sister, 10 children (six sons and four daughters), and an unspecified number of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren. At the time of death, she was among the oldest living people in the U.S. state of Illinois.

LongeviQuest congratulates Mrs. Mary Mack’s family on her posthumous recognition.

For more information, please view Mrs. Mack’s Directory Profile here.

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