maxine powell

Funeral service for Maxine Powell took place Friday. (WWJ/Pat Sweeting)

Funeral For Motown Queen Of Etiquette

Until recently, 98-year-old Maxine Powell was still recruiting students.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/18/2013

Members of 'Motown' perform during A Capitol Fourth 2013 Independence Day Concert on the west lawn of the US Capitol on July 4, 2013 in Washington, DC. (credit: Kris Connor/Getty Images for Capital Concerts)

Robinson Pays Tribute To Motown’s Chief Of Charm Maxine Powell

She didn’t sing a note or write lyrics, but Smokey Robinson contends that Maxine Powell was essential to Motown Records’ operation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/27/2013