LongeviQuest is pleased to announce the age validation of Vesta Toller at 110 years old. She was an American supercentenarian recognized as the oldest living person from Arizona, USA.

She was born as Vesta Mozel Blackerby on 30 December 1910 in Wheeler, Texas, USA. When Vesta was a little child, her family moved to Branson, Colorado, where her father was a doctor who tends to various injuries of miners usually work in the Four Corners area.

Vesta Toller graduated from Raton High School and earned her teaching degree from the Colorado Teachers College in Greeley. She taught various subjects in junior high school for several years.

On her 109th birthday. (Photo credit: Arizona Daily Star)

On her 109th birthday.
(Photo credit: Arizona Daily Star)

In 1937, she married her husband Charles Toller and had three children with him. The family then lived in Raton, New Mexico, where Mr. Toller served as mayor for some time. On the other hand, she was pretty much involved as a bookkeeper for Toller Pontiac and Miners Colfax Hospital. She also actively volunteered at her church for much of her life.

When she was 98 years old, she moved to Colorado to live with her sister.  After this, she moved again to Tucson, Arizona, to live with her son Robert Ernest Toller. Her son passed away in 2018, and so Vesta moved into Waverly House.

Vesta Toller passed away on 9 March 2021 in Tucson, Arizona, USA, when she was 110 years and 69 days old.

For more information, please view Vesta Toller’s Directory Profile here.