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115 years and still going strong

World’s oldest person keeps going in Monroe

Posted: Sunday, August 28, 2011 12:00 am | Updated: 5:16 pm, Tue Aug 28, 2012.

MONROE — A few years ago, when Besse Cooper was climbing the ranks of oldest people in the world, she made a prediction to her grandson, Paul Cooper.

“She did,” Paul Cooper said. “She told me she would make it to 115. And she kept her word.”

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