Obituaries

Phyllis Moates Passes Away

Phyllis M. Moates, 69, of Clanton, Alabama, died Sunday, February 19, 2017.

Judy Clapsaddle of Soul Purpose Quartet Passes Away

Singing News has learned that Judy Clapsaddle (Soul Purpose Quartet) passed away Saturday, February 4.

Janet Hamill Passes Away

Janet L. Hamill, 81, of East Flat Rock, passed away Saturday, February 4, 2017.

Robert Butler Passes Away

Robert “Bobby” Butler, age 76, of Mt. Sterling, Kentucky, went home to be with the Lord Thursday morning February 2, 2017.

Father of Sonya Browder and Burton Ludwig III Passes Away

Burton "Sonny” E. Ludwig, Jr., father of The Browders’ Sonya Browder and Burton Ludwig III, passed away on Monday, January 9, 2017.

Virginia Heil Passes Away

Singing News has learned that Paul Heil’s (The Gospel Greats) mother Virginia passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 23

Norman Almand Passes Away

Singing News has learned that Norman Almand, age 86, passed away Friday, November 18.

Ray Lewis Passes Away [UPDATED\

Long time Gospel music personality, and industry veteran, Ray Lewis passed away October 30 at the age of 79.

Earl Brewer Passes Away

Singing News has learned that Earl Brewer passed away on Thursday, October 27.

Don McGlamery Passes Away [UPDATED]

Singing News has learned that Don McGlamery, father of EH&SS vocalist Devin McGlamery passed away Monday, October 10, 2016.

Carolyn Reese Passes Away

Singing News has learned that Carolyn Reese, wife of Ray Dean Reese of The Kingsmen Quartet, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, October 5, 2016.

Grandfather of Chris Jenkins Passes Away

Singing News has learned of the passing of Anchormen tenor vocalist Chris Jenkin’s grandfather, Mr. Bill Hefner.