Viola Wills

 

 

Age: 69

 

Summary: disco singer discovered by bandleader Barry White who later worked with Smokey Robinson and Joe Cocker before landing a hit of her own with Gonna Get Along Without You Now, who later enjoyed a string of dance hits and earned the title "disco diva" in the U.S. and the U.K.

 

 

Cause of Death: Cancer

 

Born: December 30, 1939

 

Died: May 6, 2009

 

Location: Phoenix, Arizona