Tom Jones' Wife Melinda Rose Woodward Dies After Battle With Cancer

Melinda Rose Woodward died Sunday in Los Angeles. She was 75.

— -- Melinda Rose Woodward, the wife of British singer Tom Jones, has died after a fight with cancer. She was 75.

The Grammy Award-winning singer announced the news on his personal website and Facebook page.

"Sir Tom Jones' wife of 59 years, Lady Melinda Rose Woodward, passed away Sunday morning, April 10, after a short but fierce battle with cancer," the post on Facebook read. "Surrounded by her husband and loved ones, she passed away peacefully at Cedars Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles. Sir Tom and his family have asked for privacy at this difficult time and no further information is currently available."