Obituaries

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.

D. John B. "Chet" Stoltzfus Passes Away

Singing News has learned of the passing of Southern Gospel concert promotoer D. John B. "Chet" Stoltzfus.

Donald Watkins Passes Away

Singing News has learned that Donald Watkins passed away this morning. He was 71.

Joy O’Neal, Beloved Wife Of Ed O’Neal Passes Away

Joy O’Neal, known to many as “Miss Joy” or “Mama Joy” joined her Heavenly Father peacefully on Sunday, July 10th surrounded by her loving family following a long battle with Alzheimer’s.

Steve French Passes Away

The Kingdom Heirs have announced the passing of former group co-owner/baritone/emcee, Steve French.

Father of Debra Talley Passes Away

Singing News has learned of the passing of David Spraggs, age 89, on Wednesday, June 22, 2016.

Stephanie Thigpen Passes Away

Stephanie Thigpen, wife of Southern Gospel promoter Bryant Thigpen passed away Sunday, June 19, 2016 following a lengthy battle with brain cancer.