314

Natalie Cole Loses Sister to Cancer

SOURCE:

Sign in to view read count
Cole had her kidney transplant surgery, while her sister was dying. Natalie Cole had successful surgery, but lost her older sister to cancer.

While Natalie Cole was having a life saving kidney transplant surgery earlier this week, her older sister died, according to the New York Post.

Carole Cookie Coles cause of death was not reported, but Timolin Colin, Natalies younger sister, told the Post, Carole had a cancerous spot.

Our sister Cookie hadnt been to a doctor in 30 years, and last week she went in and they found a cancerous spot on her lung, Colin told Page Six. They had wanted to start chemo right away, but Cookie said no.

Natalie Cole, who has hepatitis C and was undergoing kidney dialysis three times a week, was at her sisters bedside when she got the news that a kidney was available.

She said, What do you mean? I cant deal with that right now! Im here with my dying sister! And they said to her, No, maam. Weve got to do it now. Youve got to be at Cedars-Sinai in two hours, Colin noted.

Continue Reading...

This story appears courtesy of All About Jazz Publicity.
Copyright © 2021. All rights reserved.

Visit Website

For interview requests or more information contact .

Post a comment

Tags

View events near Los Angeles
Jazz Near Los Angeles
Events Guide | Venue Guide | Get App | More...

Shop Amazon

Jazz News

Popular

All About Jazz needs your support

Donate
All About Jazz & Jazz Near You were built to promote jazz music: both recorded albums and live events. We rely primarily on venues, festivals and musicians to promote their events through our platform. With club closures, limited reopenings and an uncertain future, we've pivoted our platform to collect, promote and broadcast livestream concerts to support our jazz musician friends. This is a significant but neccesary step that will help musicians and venues now, and in the future. You can help offset the cost of this essential undertaking by making a donation today. In return, we'll deliver an ad-free experience (which includes hiding the sticky footer ad). Thank you!

Get more of a good thing

Our weekly newsletter highlights our top stories and includes your local jazz events calendar.