Maria Hawkins Cole



Age: 89


Summary: widow of jazz crooner Nat King Cole (d. 1965) and mother of singer Natalie Cole who had her own long singing career performing with greats such as Count Basie and Duke Ellington before and after marrying the famed singer and piano player.



Cause of Death: Cancer


Born: August 1, 1922


Died: July 10, 2012


Location: Boca Raton, Florida