Gladys Horton

 

 

Age: 65

 

Summary: lead singer and co-founder of the all-female R&B vocal group the Marvelettes who helped to put fledgling Motown Records on the musical map with its first No.1 hit Please Mr. Postman in 1961.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from a stroke

 

Born: May 30, 1945

 

Died: January 26, 2011

 

Location: Sherman Oaks, California