Collaborated on Ain't No Mountain High Enough, You're All I Need to Get By, and I'm Every Woman with Nickolas Ashford.
She and Ashford were inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2002.
She, Ashford, and former Ikettes member Joshie Jo Armstead wrote Let's Go Get Stoned, which Ray Charles turned into a #1 1966 U.S. R&B hit.
She played piano and sung with New York City's White Rock Baptist Church's choir where she met Ashford.
She and Ashford were married in 1974. They had two daughters together.