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Monday, August 20, 2012

Etta Elmer Jones Mills





Birth: Aug. 27, 1919
Death: Jun. 29, 1997

Dancer, singer, actress. Former Dandridge Sister. She worked with Jimmie Lunceford and Count Basie at the Cotton Club and after she retired from show business to raise a family, she taught dance for the L.A. Department of Parks and Recreation.


Cause of death: Heart failure

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Dorothy Dandridge, Angel Face

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Etta Elmer Jones Mills





Birth: Aug. 27, 1919
Death: Jun. 29, 1997

Dancer, singer, actress. Former Dandridge Sister. She worked with Jimmie Lunceford and Count Basie at the Cotton Club and after she retired from show business to raise a family, she taught dance for the L.A. Department of Parks and Recreation.


Cause of death: Heart failure

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