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Daryl Coley: Gospel Great Dead At 60

Posted March 16, 2016 by jmurray

The entertainment industry mourns the death of Grammy-nominated Gospel great, Daryl Coley. The 60-year-old vocal wonder was an innovator in Gospel Music, known for his intricate vocal riffs and jazz-like arrangements. Known as “a singer’s singer,” Coley had been off the music scene for more than a decade after years of battling diabetes, which at […]

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Dottie Peoples: Gospel Great’s Mother Dies

Posted January 28, 2016 by jmurray

The “Songbird of the South” Dottie Peoples is coping with the loss of her mother, Althea Milton. Milton died on Jan. 21 at the age of 85 after battling a brief undisclosed illness. The mother of eight children, she leaves behind her husband Robert Milton Sr. and host of other friends and family members. The […]

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Ruby Dee: Famed Actress Dead At 91

Posted June 12, 2014 by jmurray

Legendary stage, TV and film actress Rudy Dee has died at age 91. The SAG Award-winning actress died from natural causes at her home in New Rochelle, NY surrounded by her family. A civil rights activist and pioneer for African-American equality in Hollywood, Dee and her late husband Ossie Davis were recipients of the National […]

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JJ Hairston: Gospel Singer’s Mother Dies

Posted February 14, 2014 by jmurray

Gospel star JJ Hairston is mourning the loss of his mother, Evangelist Sandra F. Johnson. Hairston’s mom died on Wednesday, Feb. 12 after battling cancer. The director of the Connecticut-based choir Youthful Praise spoke about his mom’s ongoing illness during the live recording of his last CD in November 2013. During the session, Hairston and Youthful […]

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Dr. Charles Hayes: Acclaimed Preacher & Gospel Artist Dead at 76

Posted February 12, 2014 by jmurray

Dr. Charles Hayes, senior pastor of the Cosmopolitan Church of Prayer in Chicago, Illi. died on Wednesday, Feb. 12. In addition to leading his ministry at that the Cosmopolitan Church of Prayer for more than 54 years, Father Hayes – as he was affectionately known – recorded more than 30 albums during his career. He […]

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Dontavies Boatwright: Funeral Arrangements For “Sunday Best” Finalist

Posted November 14, 2012 by jmurray

Funeral arrangements have been made for “Sunday Best” finalist Dontavies Boatwright, who passed on Thursday, Nov. 8 in Jacksonville, Florida. AlwaysAList.com reported on Friday Nov. 9. that Boatwright had died from an apparent heart attack. READ: Dontavies Boatwright: “Sunday Best” Finalist Dead The 34-year-old baritone will be celebrated in a two day ceremony that will […]

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