Edna Anderson-Owens


Age: 76

Summary: longtime assistant to Motown founder Berry Gordy considered as a Gordy confidant portrayed in the Broadway show Motown: The Musical who got her start in the company's publicity and community relations department as his personal assistant in a position she held for more than 40 years after Gordy moved Motown's headquarters to Los Angeles from Detroit in 1972 and wanting to expand his pop-soul hit factory into Hollywood movie production.

Cause of Death: Respiratory failure

Born: August 5, 1938

Died: June 13, 2015

Los Angeles, California