Cedella Booker, the mother of reggae legend Bob Marley, has passed away in Miami at the age of 81.
Cedella had been a resident of Miami for the past 30 years.
She was an active figure in the promotion of her son and in 1993 started the Bob Marley Movement Festival that featured Santana and Wyclef Jean.
Mrs Booker gave birth to her son Robert when she was 18 years old. Bob died in May, 1981.
Cedella Booker also had her own music career. She released two albums, 'Awake Zion' and 'Smilin' Island of Song'. Undercover.com.au