Guinness: World's Oldest Person Turns 116

August 27, 2012 Updated Aug 27, 2012 at 2:54 PM EDT

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Guinness: World's Oldest Person Turns 116

August 27, 2012 Updated Aug 27, 2012 at 2:54 PM EDT

The oldest person in the world just celebrated another birthday.

According to a story posted on the Guinness World Records website, a Georgia woman celebrated her 116th birthday on Sunday. The woman -- Besse Cooper -- was born in Tennessee in 1896 , according to the Guinness report.

Read the story from the Guinness World Records website HERE.