Bonnie Pointer, who rose to fame as a member of the Pointer Sisters, has died at age 69. A representative said the cause of death was cardiac arrest.
“It is with great sadness that I have to announce to the fans of the Pointer Sisters that my sister Bonnie died this morning,” said Anita Pointer of her sister, Patricia, aka Bonnie. “Our family is devastated. On behalf of my siblings and I and the entire Pointer family, we ask for your prayers at this time.”
Bonnie was one of the founding members of the group and left in the mid-1970s to pursue a solo career.
“Bonnie was my best friend and we talked every day,” Anita said in a statement. “We never had a fight in our life. I already miss her and I will see her again one day.”
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Tuesday, June 9, 2020 10:52:00 AM