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Final Respects Paid To Esther Gordy Edwards

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DETROIT (WWJ) – Members of the public have been paying their final respects Tuesday to the late Esther Gordy Edwards in Detroit.  The sister of Motown Records founder Berry Gordy Jr., Edwards died last week at age 91.

She helped build Motown Records and led efforts to turn its original Detroit headquarters into a museum in the 1980s.

A funeral service will be held Wednesday morning at Bethel AME Church in Detroit.

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