LongeviQuest is delighted to announce the age validation of Etta Louise Burkhalter at 110 years old. She is an American supercentenarian who is one of the oldest living persons in Michigan, USA.

Etta Louise Jones was born on 13 November 1912, in Hillsborough County, Florida, to parents John and Sarah Jones. When Etta Louise was only 13 years old, she witnessed her mother died due to tuberculosis when Sarah was 43 years old.


As a young woman. (Source: WOOD-TV)
As a young woman.
(Source: WOOD-TV)


Etta Louise married Carl Burkhalter on 16 December 1929. The couple later moved from Tampa to Harrison, Michigan amidst the Great Depression. They built a house on a farm in this place where they raised their three daughters.

Mr. Burkhalter passed away in 1992 after 62 years of being married to Etta Louise.

Etta Louise Burkhalter is currently residing at Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA where she is reported to be still very lucid.

For more information, please view Etta Louise Burkhalter’s Directory Profile here.

LongeviQuest is saddened to report the passing of Mrs. Ada Felicita Avila of Deltona, Florida, USA, who passed away on 11 June 2023, at the age of 113 years, 148 days. Her family confirmed this sad news on her own Instagram account.

Source: Instagram/adaavila1910
Source: Instagram/adaavila1910

Mrs. Avila was born in Portoviejo, Manabí, Ecuador, on 14 January 1910. While in Ecuador, she got married and had eight children. In 1955, she moved to New York, USA with her family.

At the time of her passing, she was the oldest living resident of the U.S. state of Florida, the oldest living Ecuadorian-born person, and the fourth-oldest living person in the United States.

LongeviQuest offers our condolences to her family and loved ones.

For more information, please view Ada Felicita Avila’s Directory Profile here.