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Naomi Whitehead

Naomi Whitehead is an American supercentenarian who is currently the oldest known living person in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.


Naomi Whitehead was born Naomi Washington in Georgia, United States on 26 September 1910. She married Sylvester Whitehead. The couple had 3 sons: Parrish L. (1933-2011), Elbert and Sylvester Jr.

In 2011, when her last surviving son died, she resided in Sharon, Pennsylvania.

As of her 110th birthday in 2020, Whitehead had 12 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren, 49 great-greatgrandchildren, and three great-great-great-grandchildren.

Whitehead currently lives at St. Paul’s Senior Living Community in Greenville, Pennsylvania, USA.

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On 22 August 2022, following the death of Lenara Carey, she became the oldest known living person in Pennsylvania, USA.

Her age was verified by Stefan Maglov, and validated by LongeviQuest on 1 February 2023.