Marva Whitney, James Brown’s “Soul Sister Number 1,” Dies from Complications to Pneumonia

Marva Whitney, James Brown's Soul Sister No. 1 dies
Marva Whitney, James Brown’s “Soul Sister Number 1” Dies from Complications to Pneumonia (Photo credit: Rolling Stone)

From Rolling Stone Magazine:  “Funk singer Marva Whitney, nicknamed by collaborator James Brown “Soul Sister Number 1”, has died from complications from pneumonia. According to an announcement on her Facebook page, Whitney, born Marva Ann Manning, passed away on Saturday.”