Many Say Teddy P. Made A Terrible Mistake Marrying This Woman
if you recall, there has been constant tension in the family over Teddy’s will.
Teddy Pendergrass was married twice in his life – his first marriage lasted for 15 years to his ex-wife Karen Stills (married 1987-2002); and like we stated earlier, he and his widow, Joan Pendergrass, were married for 2 years (married in 2008).
The problem that Teddy’s kids and many other folks have with this picture is that they are having a very hard time wrapping their minds around the fact that, according to the will that was presented by Joan, that Teddy P., who had relationships with his children, and who also still has a living mother, Ida Geraldine Epps (who was 91 years young at the time of his death) would leave everything he’d worked for since the late 60’s, solely to the woman he was married to for the last two years of his life.
Now of course this isn’t sitting well with Teddy P.’s kids. In fact, the first kid to take Joan to court over Teddy P.’s will was Teddy’s son, Theodore Pendergrass III. The will that was presented by his widow, Joan, gives her 100% control over Teddy P.’s estate and it also named her as the sole beneficiary, leaving his children with almost nothing, which is something that Teddy’s children claimed is completely uncharacteristic of their father. So the battle has been on and poppin’ ever since. Theodore II lost his case against Joan in October 2014 after the judge believed that Theodore falsified a will that he presented to the court. So that once again left them with the only will available, which was the one that Joan presented.
Joan was very happy to maintain control over Teddy P.’s estate, but now Teddy P’s daughters, Tishia and LaDonna have…
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