The son of a woman who is presently the oldest verified living person in the world died at their home Wednesday in Jamaica at the good old age of 97.
Ninety-seven-year-old Harland Fairweather, also called Fairy, was hypertensive and died after a short bout of illness. His mother, Mosse Brown, affectionately called Aunt V, was born on March 10, 1900.
On Saturday when Fairweather celebrated his 97th birthday, his mother became his mother became the oldest human on the planet. This was after the death of Italian Emma Morano, the last survivor of the 19th Century being born on November 29, 1899.