Nana Zeyini dies at age of 120

ISTANBUL (CIHAN)- Zeyini Çelik, who was believed to be one of the oldest people in the world, died at the age of 120 on Tuesday.

Nana Zeyini was born in 1894 in the southeastern province of Tunceli. Almost a year ago, Nana Zeyini came to Istanbul to celebrate her 120th birthday with her four children, 18 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.

Nana Zeyini’s grand-daughter-in-law, Gulcan Çelik, stated that Zeyini had enjoyed perfect hearing and eyesight prior to her death.

“She lived a happy and a healthy life. She harmed no one and was loved by everybody who knew her,” said Gulcan Çelik.

(CihanToday’s Zaman)