She was 52 when she died. She was the mother to 3 kids and 1 stepdaughter. She had 3 grandkids when she died. She was attending Morton College trying for her Associates degree. She was going to Graduate May of 2000. She died June 1999. Not only did she leave behind her kids and grandkids but she life behind her husband James. When she passed they were married for 26 1/2 years. They loves each other dearly.