Best known as the mother of legendary R&B singer and songwriter Marvin Gaye, she witnessed her famous son’s 1984 murder at the hands of his father (and her husband), Marvin Gay, Sr.
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|FULL NAME:||Alberta Gay|
|BIRTH DATE:||January 1, 1913|
|AGE:||107 years old|
Alberta Gay is a Family Member. She divorced Marvin Gay, Sr. after he shot and killed their son following an argument. Her nearly fifty-year marriage to Gay produced three other children in addition to Marvin: Jeanne, Frankie, and Zeola. She was born in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, and she had a troubled childhood, during which her father fired a non-fatal shot at her mother. She was not allowed to attend school until she was the age of a typical third-grader.
DID YOU KNOW She supported her family by working as a housekeeper in Virginia and Maryland.
FACT Her son Marvin Gaye (born Marvin Gay) is remembered for such hits as “Sexual Healing” and “I Heard It Through the Grapevine.”
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Currently, Alberta Gay is 107 years old. She will celebrate her 108th birthday on a Wednesday, January 1st. Below we countdown to her upcoming birthday.
Alberta Gay’s zodiac sign is Capricorn. According to astrologers, Capricorn’s life pursuit is to be proud of their achievements and a secret desire to be admired by their family and friends and the world at large. People of this zodiac sign like family, tradition, music, understated status, quality craftsmanship and dislike almost everything at some point. The strengths of this sign are responsible, disciplined, self-control, good managers, while weaknesses can be to be the know-it-all, unforgiving, condescending and expecting the worst. The greatest overall compatibility with Capricorn is Taurus and Cancer.
Alberta Gay was born in the Year of the Ox. Those born under this sign are persistent and straightforward. They have a strong faith and can be seen as stubborn in their old ways. This year is the year of the .
DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.
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