One of the world's oldest people, she lived to be more than 115 years and three months old.
One of her earliest memories was attending a movie in 1912 that was interrupted by the breathtaking news that the Titanic had just sank.
Mentally alert and active until the very end, she recalled in numerous interviews horse-drawn carriages and the leftover armaments after the Civil War Battle of Shiloh.
She outlived both her husband James W. Gibson and their only son.
Bessee Cooper, born six years after her, was another contender for the title of World's Oldest Woman.