Lessie Brown, right, is visited by her daughters, Verline Wilson, foreground, and Vivian Hatcher, third from left, and other family and friends at her home in Cleveland Heights, Ohio. A grandson said Brown, the 114-year-old Ohio woman who was believed to be the oldest person in the United States, died Tuesday.

Lessie Brown, right, is visited by her daughters, Verline Wilson, foreground, and Vivian Hatcher, third from left, and other family and friends at her home in Cleveland Heights, Ohio. A grandson said Brown, the 114-year-old Ohio woman who was believed to be the oldest person in the United States, died Tuesday.