• Date Of Birth: April 16, 1971
  • Date Of Death: August 19, 2021
  • Spouse: Anthony Gordy Sr.
  • Siblings: Tanya Tyler (sister), Angela Stroup (sister), Vincent Bowens (brother), Jerome Bowens (brother), Darell White (brother), Andrew White (brother)
  • Children: Tiava M. Gordy, Tiffany M. Gordy, Anthony R. Gordy Jr.
  • City: Long Branch
  • State: New Jersey

Toynettia “Toy” Marie Gordy went home to Jesus on August 19, 2021 at the young age of 50 after a long battle with breast cancer.

Toy was born to Emma Jean and Willie Bowens on April 16, 1971 in Long Branch, NJ. As a child she enjoyed modeling and singing and her love for music continued for the remainder of her life. She has left a legacy of music for her family and friends to enjoy for a lifetime to come.

Toy was a devoted wife to Anthony Gordy Sr., whom she met at a young age in middle school. They separated in 2018 but remained friends.

Toy was predeceased by her mother, Emma, who passed last year, 2020, and two fathers, Willie who raised her who passed in 1986, and Alfred White who passed in 2014. She is also predeceased by a niece, Jayda Tyler, who passed in 2009 and a sister, Sarah Ann Duckson who passed in 2020, and aunts and uncles whom she loved dearly.

Toy leaves behind two beautiful daughters, Tiava M. Gordy and Tiffany M. Gordy, and a son, Anthony R. Gordy Jr., three grandchildren Ayden R. Gordy, Ivyonna Gordy, and Anthony R. Gordy III, all live in Georgia. She has one Godchild, Tempestt Dickerson (NJ). She also leaves behind two sisters Tanya Tyler (brother-in-law, Karl)-Georgia, Angela Stroup (brother-in-law, Chad) Illinois, four brothers Vincent Bowens (sister-in-law, Sandy)-Pennsylvania, Jerome Bowens (sister-in-law, Priscilla) New York, Darell White (sister-in-law, Robin) Iowa, and Andrew White (Iowa), and a host of nieces, nephews, aunts, cousins, and friends.