One of Sheffield's oldest women dies aged 107



A great-grandmother who could lay claim to being one of Sheffield's oldest women has died three months shy of her 108th birthday - leaving her body to medical science so experts can study her longevity. Despite being well into her 11th decade, Kathleen 'Kay' Travis lived virtually independently in her own home in Crosspool, enjoying treats such as takeaway pizza, fish and chips and a regular glass of whiskey which she regarded as 'good medicine'.
Her son, Jon, aged 78, said Kay had suffered declining health over the past few months. Her last days were spent in The Laurels and The Limes care... read more

 
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