Anita Pointer, a member of Grammy-winning crew the Pointer Sisters – whose hits incorporated I am So Excited and Soar (For My Love) – has died of most cancers elderly 74.
Her publicist Roger Neal mentioned she died surrounded by means of her circle of relatives at her Beverly Hills house on Saturday.
The Pointer Sisters – at other occasions together with Bonnie, Anita and their siblings June and Ruth – shaped in Oakland, California, and primary discovered good fortune within the Seventies.
The gang received 3 Grammy awards and have been honoured with a celebrity at the Hollywood Stroll of Repute in 1994.
Ruth is the one surviving sister.
June died in 2006, whilst Bonnie – who left the crowd in 1977 and pursued a solo profession – died in 2020 elderly 69.
Anita’s daughter Jada died in 2003, when the singer took over elevating her granddaughter, Roxie McKain Pointer.
The circle of relatives mentioned in a remark: “Whilst we’re deeply saddened by means of the lack of Anita, we’re comforted in figuring out she is now along with her daughter Jada and her sisters June & Bonnie and at peace.
“She used to be the person who saved all folks shut and in combination for goodbye. Her love of our circle of relatives will continue to exist in each and every folks.”