Anna Gordy Gaye, Motown Songwriter and Ex-Wife of Marvin Gaye, Dead at 92

January 31, 2014 9:50 PM

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Anna Gordy Gaye, Motown Songwriter and Ex-Wife of Marvin Gaye, Dead at 92

Anna Gordy Gaye, the sister of Motown founder Berry Gordy and former wife of the late Marvin Gaye, with whom she co-wrote songs for his "What's Going On" album, died at her home in Los Angeles early Friday morning. She was 92.

An official family statement said Gordy Gaye was surrounded by her son Marvin Gaye III and other loved ones. "She will be deeply missed," it said. Earlier, a family publicist said Gaye passed away from natural causes.

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