Nannie McNeil was a validated American supercentenarian who died in 2011 at the age of 110. At the time of her passing, she was the oldest known living person in the U.S. state of Oklahoma.

Nannie McNeil was born on August 25, 1900, in Turney, Missouri. She had at least three sisters. At age 9, her family moved to a farm near Mulhall, Oklahoma. Shortly after, she lost her sister Vida and became a Christian at age 10. McNeil attended Stoney Point Elementary, Guthrie High School, and, briefly, Phillips University. She taught at a nearby school, traveling by horse and buggy provided by her father.

On June 20, 1920, at 19, she married Morris Allen McNeil. They had six children together.

Undated. (Source: The Daily Oklahoman, 6 Sept 2006)

(Source: The Daily Oklahoman, 6 Sept 2006)

McNeil passed away in Enid, Garfield County, Oklahoma, USA, on 15 January 2011, at the age of 110 years, 143 days. She was survived by five of her children, 20 grandchildren, 58 great-grandchildren, 96 great-great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-great-grandchild. Upon her passing, she was succeeded by Mary Belle McCaleb as the oldest known living person in Oklahoma.

LongeviQuest congratulates Nannie McNeil’s family on her posthumous recognition.

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