The late Motown star was buried at Holy Cross Cemetery in Los Angeles, more than a month after her death at the age of 76 in her Las Vegas home.
The Supremes Star Marie wilson was buried.
After Wilson’s sudden death on February 8 (21), she was buried Tuesday (March 16, 21) at Holy Cross Cemetery in Los Angeles, next to her son Rafael, who died in a car crash in 1994.
His family plan to hold a public celebration for Wilson later this year when the Covid-19 pandemic is better under control.
“Mary has always been very conscientious about Covid guidelines, so in accordance with her wishes, the family will be hosting a celebration to honor Mary’s life and legacy later this year with her friends, family and fans when we can all meet in person, “they said in a statement.
Wilson, who was 76 when she died, was an original co-founding member of The Supremes, alongside Diana ross and Florence ballard, and featured on the band’s 12 hits from 1964 to 1969, including “Stop! In the Name of Love” and “You Keep Me Hanging On”.
Wilson also appeared on an American television talent show “Dancing with the stars“in 2019.
She is survived by her daughter Turkessa, her son Pedro Antonio Jr and six grandchildren.
Diana Ross paid tribute to her former bandmate following his passing. “I just woke up to this news, my condolences to Mary’s family,” she wrote. “I remember every day is a gift, I have so many wonderful memories of our time spent together. The Supremes will live on in our hearts (sic).”