Marvin Parsons

Marvin Parsons Passes Away

**Updated to include funeral arrangements at end of post** Salem, VA (Oct. 1, 2019) — Gospel music lost one of its most ardent supporters and artists today. Marvin Parsons, 80, of Salem, Virginia, went hom...

Gary G. Toney Passes Away

Taylor, MI (Sept. 7, 2019) — We've learned that Gary G. Toney of The Toney Brothers passed away yesterday at age 79. He was the brother of Bob Toney and the youngest of 15 siblings. Mr. Toney sang bass for...
Hal Kennedy

Hal Kennedy Goes to Be with the Lord

Titusville, FL (August 26, 2019) — Singing News has learned that Hal Kennedy, pastor and Southern Gospel artist, has passed away. He resided in Titusville, Florida, and served as the pastor of Titusville's F...

Angie Bailey, Mother of Bill Bailey, Passes Away

Bradenton, FL (August 9, 2019) — Southern Gospel concert promoter Bill Bailey shared the sad news that his mother, Angie N. Bailey, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, August 8. She was 86. Born in 1933 ...

Brother of Martin Cook Passes Away

Asheville, NC (July 28, 2019) — Candler Cook, brother of Inspirations Quartet founder Martin Cook, was promoted to Heaven on Sunday, July 28 at an Asheville, NC Hospice facility following a series of brief il...
Dwayne Friend

Dwayne Friend Moves to His Heavenly Home

Willow Springs, MO (July 18, 2019) — Singing News has learned that longtime Gospel guitarist and songwriter Dwayne Friend, “Mr. Gospel Guitar,” passed away Wednesday, July 17, in Willow Springs, Missouri....