Stella Mae French's real name was Tanya Lee Pope. She was born in Cali. She passed away on May 11th 1996. She moved to Florida for a while after she was injured in the ring. There she raised her daughter until she became ill. Then she moved to North Carolina with her daughter to live with her best friend until she passed away.
Her previous ring name was Tanya (sometimes sp Tonya) West.
-------------------- Here is natural instinct and here is control. You are to combine the two in harmony. If you have one to the extreme, you will be very unscientific. If you have another to the extreme, you become all of a sudden a mechanical man. Be water, my friend.