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story.lead_photo.caption Gertrude Weaver, who turned 116 on Friday, calls the Hogs Thursday at Silver Oaks Health and Rehabilitation in Camden. - Photo by AP / DANNY JOHNSTON

Gertrude Weaver, the daughter of Arkansas sharecroppers, celebrated July Four by becoming the oldest living American.

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Print Headline: Arkansan called America’s oldest

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