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Since 2005, and over 800 entries, the orginal purpose of this BLOG has never changed. I consider it to be a personal letter from me to my extended family of fans, supporters, and friends. I ALWAYS encourage your emails, comments, suggestions, and questions. Be Blessed! ~Percy

Saturday, November 03, 2007

Requiem For A Lady

WWE Hall of Famer and former Women's champion Lillian Ellison "The Fabulous Moolah" passed away in her sleep last night at her home in Columbia, SC. She was 84 years old. Moolah made her professional wrestling debut in 1949 and joined the then WWF in 1983 after Vince McMahon secured her services. Moolah came into the company already as the Women's Champion, bringing her title from the NWA and then lost it to Wendi Richter in 1984 in the main event of 'TheBrawl To End It All' which was aired live on MTV. Moolah went on to win the WWF Women's title a total of four times. In 1995 she was inducted into theWWE Hall Of Fame and appeared from time to time on WWE television along with Mae Young. Her last appearance on WWE TV was at SummerSlam during a backstage segment with McMahon and William Regal.
World Wrestling Entertainment released an official statement which can be located by clicking on this link:

Miss Lillian was always a class act and a dear friend of mine. Somehow I always thought that she would always be here, because she has literally always been here. On second thought, she will indeed always be with us, as she has left a permanent impression on our industry that will never be erased. My deepest sympathies and prayers go out to her family, and longtime friends Johnnie Mae Young and Diamond Lil.

Be Blessed.