Ada Avila was born as Ada Felicita Loor Zambrano in Portoviejo, Manabí Province, Ecuador, on 14 January 1910. She had eight children. She ran a school in Ecuador.
In 1955, she moved to New York, USA with her family. After arriving, she took sewing classes because she couldn’t be a teacher anymore as she didn’t speak English.
As of her 113th birthday, she had 12 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Ada Avila passed away in Deltona, Florida, USA, on 11 June 2023, at the age of 113 years, 148 days.