The singer was best known for 1977's "Best of My Love."
Pamela Hutchinson, a singer in the 1970s R&B trio the Emotions has died at 61.
A statement on the group's Facebook page announced that Hutchinson passed away on Friday following "health challenges she'd been battling for several years."
"Now our beautiful sister will sing amongst the angels in heaven in perfect peace," it continued. "During this time, the family kindly asks for fans and friends to respect our privacy. We appreciate all kind words, photos, and videos you may want to post for our beloved Pamela and of course your loving prayers. A life so beautifully lived deserves to be beautifully remembered. We love you, Pamela!Thank you and as always, You Got The Best of Our Love."