The Marvelettes' Gladys Horton Dies
Fri, 28 Jan 2011 11:04:51
Gladys Horton of The Marvelettes, known for their massive Motown hit "Please Mr. Postman," has died at the age of 66. Horton died on Wednesday in a Los Angeles-area nursing home, where she had resided after suffering a stroke in 2010.
Her son, Vaughn Thornton, said in a statement on Thursday: "My mother died peacefully. She fought as long as she could."
R.I.P., Gladys. Your voice will be the legacy that lives on.
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