Elena Rodenbaugh Proctor Slough, the oldest person in the U.S., died on Oct. 5. Cause of death was not released. She was either 114 or 115.
Slough was born in a log cabin in Horsham, Pa. Two forms of identification showed her date of birth as either 1888 or 1889. Despite this discrepancy, she was still the third-oldest living person in the world, The Gerontology Research Group reported.
Slough died in her sleep at the Victoria Manor Nursing Home, where she and her daughter, Wanda Allen, lived. Wanda died three days ago at 90.