Lillian Gregory was the beautiful wife of comedian and civil rights activist **** Gregory. Her husband was in addition to the previously mentioned an entrepreneur, writer, and actor who sadly died on August 19, 2016, at the age of 84, of heart failure. His rep confirmed his death.
“It is with enormous sadness that the Gregory family confirms that their father, comedic legend and civil rights activist Mr. **** Gregory departed this earth tonight in Washington, D.C.,” his son, Christian Gregory said via a statement from his father’s rep. “The family appreciates the outpouring of support and love and respectfully asks for their privacy as they grieve during this very difficult time.”
The first thing you need to know is that **** Gregory is survived by his wife Lillian Gregory and their ten children. Mrs. Gregory, formerly known as Lillian Smith was a secretary when she met **** at an African-American club. They tied the knot on February 2, 1959.
Furthermore, Lillian and her husband had ten children; Michele, Lynne, twin girls Pamela and Paula, Stephanie (a.k.a. Xenobia), Gregory, Christian, Miss, Ayanna, Yohance, and son Richard who died two months after birth.
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