Booker's daughter-in-law, Shirleen, told WFOR-TV's Web site that her mother-in-law died of natural causes Tuesday night. Booker was surrounded by loved ones inside her home and was said to be "happy."MySpace page.
She had written two books about her son and released two albums "Awake Zion" and "Smilin' Island of Song."
Family members are currently making arrangements for a memorial in her honor.