KINGSTON, JAMAICA (CARIBUPDATE/SEPT 23, 2016) – Rita Marley, the wife of late reggae icon Bob Marley, has been hospitalised in Miami after suffering from a stroke, it is being reported here.
Two of her three children with Bob, lives in the Miami area, and so she will be close to family during this illness.
Some online media here is also reporting that she had suffered a stroke before, but this is considered the most serious and members of the family have been tight-lipped about her condition, but have been closely monitoring her condition.
Seventy-year-old Marley, born Alpharita Anderson in Santiago de Cuba in July 1946, is the mother of three of Bob’s 13 children — David (Ziggy), Cedella and Stephen. She married Bob in 1966.