Singer Natalie Cole's last act of generosity is proof that sometimes our friends are our family too.
The news site says it obtained a copy of Cole's will, which reportedly lists $1.3 million in assets and includes a trust with an undisclosed amount of money and other assets.
In addition to naming her son, Robert Yancy, and other relatives as beneficiaries, Cole left an undisclosed sum to Benita Hill and Tamara Engelstein, close friends who helped the singer as she battled Hepatitis C.
At the time of Natalie's death, her son and sisters Timolin and Casey Cole summed up the legendary singer perfectly in a statement to the press. "Natalie fought a fierce, courageous battle, dying how she lived … with dignity, strength and honor. Our beloved mother and sister will be greatly missed and remain unforgettable in our hearts forever."
Cole is best known for her hit songs "This Will Be (an Everlasting Love)," "Inseparable" and the album "Unforgettable … With Love," which sold more than 6 million copies and won six Grammy Awards, including album of the year.
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