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Emma Daily

Fabrizio Villatoro
Validated By: Fabrizio Villatoro On Date: Oct. 20th 2023

Emma "Faye" Daily (née Sevier) was an American supercentenarian whose age has been validated by LongeviQuest.


Daily was born in Nebraska, USA, on 15 October 1909, to parents Guy Lee Sevier (1875–1939) and Edith Garrett (1879–1965). She had at least two siblings: Ruby Strayer (1905–1979) and H. Marie Sevier (1907–1997).

At some point, she married Seth Julian Daily (1910–1985). The couple had five children, three of whom predeceased her; Barbara Daily, Richard Daily, and Susan Leisk.

In her 80s, she survived a car accident in California while on vacation with her two sisters. She stayed in the hospital there for several weeks and was later transported to a Texas hospital for rehabilitation. After her recovery, she sold her home and relocated to West Texas to be closer to her family. She survived colon cancer in her 90s without undergoing chemotherapy.

Daily passed away in Midland, Texas, USA, on 19 May 2020, at the age of 110 years, 217 days. She was survived by her daughter, Rose Marie McLennan; son, Marion Daily, as well as six grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson.

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Her age was verified by Fabrizio Villatoro, and validated by LongeviQuest on 20 October 2023.

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* “Emma Faye Sevier Daily” – Find A Grave

* “Faye Daily turns 110” – CBS7, 16 October 2019

* “Emma Daily Obituary” – Legacy