Robinson, Gordy, Wonder pay tribute to Teena Marie

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Stevie Wonder arrives at a memorial service for singer Teena Marie at Forest Lawn-Hollywood Hills in Los Angeles Monday. Jan. 10, 2011.  Teena Marie, whose given name was Mary Christine Brockert, died Dec. 26, 2010, at age 54. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
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Stevie Wonder arrives at a memorial service for singer Teena Marie at Forest Lawn-Hollywood Hills in …

Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson, Queen Latifah, Shanice Wilson and Motown founder Berry Gordy Jr. are among the luminaries who honored singer Teena Marie at a private memorial service.

Gordy and Wonder spoke and Robinson and Wilson sang as they celebrated Marie's life Monday at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

Marie's daughter, Alia Rose Brockert, also memorialized her mom.

The two-hour memorial service and Catholic mass was closed to reporters.

Marie, born Mary Christine Brockert, died Dec. 27 at age 54. Police have said she died of natural causes.

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