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August 13, 1899 - August 30, 2013
Los Angeles, California
| Age 114
SUE MANNING, The Associated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The oldest person born in Mexico, who also was California's oldest resident, has died in a hospice in Chula Vista, just 17 days after celebrating her 114th birthday.
Soledad Mexia (mah-HEE'-ah') died Friday at the Silverado Senior Living Hospice, said Dr. Stephen Coles of the Gerontology Research Group at the University of California Los Angeles.
Mexia was born in Mexico but moved to the United States when she was very...
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"To the Mexia family,
With deepest sympathy. The promise of God is in John 5:28 which says...All those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out. This is a promise."
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