Obituaries

Paul "Buck" Buchanan Passes Away [UPDATED]

Buck and his wife Ceil were recipients of the Singing News Fan Awards "Super Fan" award in 2002.

Carl E. Whitman Passes Away

Singing News has learned that Carl E. Whitman, 74, passed away on Thursday, February 4, 2016.

Boyce Flener Passes Away (UPDATED)

Boyce Flener, 52, of the Crossmen Quartet passed away on February 2, 2016.

Father Of Sandy Knight Passes Away

Reverend Hoyt Franklin Stephens, 81, father of Sandy Knight, passed away unexpectedly January 27, 2016.

Joe Moscheo Passes Away

Long-time Gospel Music personality, Joe Moscheo, passed away on January 11, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee.

Eternal Vision’s Gail Shelby Passes Away

Gail Shelby, age 59, of Knoxville, Tennessee, went home to be with the Lord Friday, Jan. 1, 2016.

Long-Time Gospel Music Concert Promoter Ken O'Shields Passes Away

Singing News has learned that long-time Gospel music concert promoter Ken O'Shields passed away earlier today at his home in Brevard, North Carolina.

Labreeska Hemphill Has Passed Away (UPDATED)

LaBreeska Hemphill, beloved matriarch of the gospel singing family, The Hemphills, died Wednesday, December 9, 2015, in Nashville, TN at the age of 75.

Brenda Smith, Wife Of Well-Known Southern Gospel Pastor, Passes Away

There is hardly a group that hasn't been to the Boynton Church of God in Ringgold, GA, where the Pastor for years has been Rev. Steve Smith. His wife, Brenda, passed away on Saturday.

Jerrel Don Brashear Passes Away At 74

Jerrel Don Brashear, age 74, of The Brashears, passed into glory on Thursday, November 5, 2015, in Russellville.

Paul Roark Passes Away At 75

Paul served the Lord his entire life, singing Gospel music for 42 years. He began his ministry with the Maranatha Singers and later formed his family group, The Roarks.

Savana Catoe Foust, Southern Gospel Songwriter, Has Passed Away

Savana Foust, who wrote more than 400 Gospel songs for artists from the Cathedrals to the Singing Americans, passed away on October 31st.