Oldest female veteran passes away

Alyce Dixon
The oldest female Veteran, the high-spirted, fun-loving, amazing local celebrity, Ms. Alyce Dixon, died peacefully in her sleep at the Washington DC Veterans Affairs Medical…

She divorced her husband after he tried to control how she was spending money. “I found myself a job, an apartment and a roommate. I didn’t need him or his money,” she said later.

The featured image is of Alyce Dixon’s 104th birthday in 2011. Taken from this article (warning: link has a video that autoplays).