April 09, 2008
Cedella Marley Booker, the mother of late reggae musician Bob Marley, has passed away at her South Florida home. Cedella Marley Booker was 81 years old. Not only was she the mother of famed reggae musician Bob Marley, she was also a musician and author. She had written two books about her son and released two albums “Awake Zion” and “Smilin’ Island of Song. Booker’s daughter-in-law, said her mother-in-law died of natural causes Tuesday night. She was said to be ‘happy’, and was surrounded by loved ones inside her home.