Singer Trisha Yearwood's mother dies at age 73

Recording artist Trisha Yearwood poses for a portrait in New York, Tuesday, April 6, 2010. (AP Photo/Jeff Christensen)

October 2, 2011 5:15:52 AM PDT
Gwen Yearwood, the mother of country music performer Trisha Yearwood and the co-author of two recently published cooking books with her daughter, has died at age 73.