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New Validation: Leola Porter (1912-2023) of the United States

On her 109th birthday. (Source: Twitter/Ian Ripple) On her 109th birthday. (Source: Twitter/Ian Ripple)

Leola Porter was a validated American supercentenarian who died in 2023 at the age of 111.

Leola Porter was born in Mississippi, USA, on 19 May 1912. She was a sister, a wife, and a mother.

On 15 August 2022, she was visited by the Mayor of West Memphis, Marco McClendon, who declared 15 August as “Mrs. Leola Porter Day.”

In August 2022, aged 110, with the Mayor of West Memphis, Marco McClendon. (Source: Facebook/City of West Memphis)
In August 2022, aged 110, with the Mayor of West Memphis, Marco McClendon.
(Source: Facebook/City of West Memphis)

Porter passed away in West Memphis, Arkansas, USA, on 18 July 2023, at the age of 111 years, 60 days. At the time of her passing, she was the oldest known living person in the U.S. state of Arkansas.

LongeviQuest congratulates Leola Porter’s family on her posthumous recognition.

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

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