Op/Ed By Marc Morial
(TriceEdneyWire.com) – “Natalie fought a fierce, courageous battle, dying how she lived… with dignity, strength and honor. Our beloved Mother and sister will be greatly missed and remain UNFORGETTABLE in our hearts forever.” – Robert Yancy, Timolin Cole & Casey Cole, January 2016
Natalie Cole was an accomplished product of her deep-rooted musical heritage. A chart topping R&B crooner in the 70s, Cole went on to even greater popularity and accolade with her smooth transition to jazz and pop music standards—successfully reinterpreting American classics and singing the tunes that once made her father an international recording star.