Mary Wilson Of Iconic Music Group, The Supremes, Dies At 76

Mary Wilson, a founding member of the iconic music group, The Supremes, has died at 76.

The legendary singer, best known for co-founding the group at 15 alongside Diana Ross and Florence Ballard in Detroit, died suddenly at her home in Las Vegas on Monday, February 8.

Mary stayed with Motown Records trio until its dissolution in 1977, according to The Mirror.

The Supremes: Mary Wilson (centre) with Florence Ballard (left) and Diana Ross (right), circa 1960 CREDIT: MICHAEL OCHS ARCHIVES

Her long-term publicist, Jay Schwartz confirmed her death to Fox and disclosed that Wilson’s funeral service will be held privately in accordance with current health and safety guidelines

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