Rosa Rader was a validated American supercentenarian who died in 1990 at the age of 110. At the time of her death, she was the oldest known living person in the U.S. state of Georgia. Upon her passing, she was succeeded by Lillie Dorough.

Rosa Rader was born in Gassaway, Braxton County, West Virginia, USA, on 27 March 1879. She was a wife and a mother to 6 children.

At the age of 106, she was reading newspapers with the aid of a magnifying glass, and she was fond of watching football and basketball on television. She was of the Baptist faith. At the age of 109, she moved to Rock Spring.

On her 110th birthday. (Source: Walker County Messenger)
On her 110th birthday.
(Source: Walker County Messenger)

Rader passed away at the home of her daughters in Rock Spring, Georgia, USA, on 1 February 1990, at the age of 110 years, 311 days. She was survived by five children, 11 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, and 9 great-great-grandchildren.

LongeviQuest congratulates Rosa Rader’s family on her posthumous recognition.

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