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Daryl Coley: Gospel Great Dead At 60

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 ...
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Dottie Peoples: Gospel Great’s Mother Dies

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 ...
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Ruby Dee: Famed Actress Dead At 91

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 ...
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JJ Hairston: Gospel Singer’s Mother Dies

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

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 – ...
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Dontavies Boatwright: Funeral Arrangements For “Sunday Best” Finalist

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” ...