Marvelette Gladys Horton Dead At 66
January 28, 2011 at 5:22 AM (PT)
Condolences to the family and friends of original MARVELETTE, GLADYS HORTON, who died WEDNESDAY at a nursing home in SHERMAN OAKS, CA. She was 66.
HORTON was known for singing hits such as "Please Mr. Postman" and "Beechwood 4-5789."
"My mother died peacefully," HORTON's son, VAUGHN THORNTON, said in a statement issued YESTERDAY (1/27) by the MOTOWN ALUMNI ASSOCIATION. "She fought as long as she could."