Anna Gordy Gaye, Songwriter and Marvin Gaye’s Ex-Wife, Dead at 92

Anna Gordy Gaye, the ex-wife of late soul legend Marvin Gaye and the older sister of Motown record label founder Berry Gordy Jr., died in Los Angeles on Friday at the age of 92, the family publicist said. “She died today at her Los Angeles home. She passed away from natural causes. They discovered her body at 3:00 a.m.,” said Maureen O’Connor, executive vice president of publicists Rogers & Cowan. Also read: Patti Webster, Veteran Entertainment Publicist, Dead at 49 The songwriter and businesswoman was married to Gaye from 1964 to 1977 and helped compose two songs, “Flying High (In the Friendly Sky
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Anna Gordy Gaye Dead -- Marvin Gaye's Ex-Wife Dies at 92

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Anna Gordy Gaye -- Marvin Gaye's ex-wife and older sister to Motown founder Berry Gordy -- died early this morning in Los Angeles ... TMZ has learned.Sources close to the family tell us Anna died at home from natural causes. Family members discovered she had died around 3Am.Anna and Marvin got married in 1964, and she was a huge influence on his career. She co-composed two hits on his classic "What's Going On" album.
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