writer and singer
Died: April 8, 2008
Best Known as: mother of reggae musician Bob Marley
Deathplace: Miami, Florida
Cedella Booker was best known as the mother of reggae singer Bob Marley, but she was also a successful author and singer. She wrote two biographies on her famous son, and recorded several albums including "Awake Zion" and "Smilin' Island of Song."