Bruce Penland Passes Away

Candler, NC (Dec. 11, 2017) - Singing News has learned that Bruce Penland went to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 9, 2017. He was 63. A In his younger years Bruce played upright bass with The Primitiv...

Former Cathedral Member Steve Lee Passes Away

Burlington, NC (Dec. 5, 2017) — Singing News has learned of the passing of former Cathedral Quartet member Steve Lee. Lee was a member of the legendary group from 1979-1980. He, along with Kirk Talley came...

Mother-in-law of Martin Cook Passes Away

Sylva, NC — The mother-in-law of Inspirations Quartet founder Martin Cook and the grandmother of the  group’s former upright bass guitarist Myron Cook, has passed on to Heaven. Nancy Mull Shuler, age 9...

Naomi Sego (Reader) Passes Away

Centerville, GA (Nov. 4, 2017) — Naomi Sego Reader, 86, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, November 3, 2017. She was born in Enigma, Georgia to the late Jonathan Andrew and Nona Cook Easter. Naomi...

Landy Gardner Passes Away

Nashville - (Nov. 1, 2017) — After a battle with cancer, Landy Gardner passed away Saturday, October 28, 2017. Gardner was highly acclaimed as the founder, director of Grace Church Choir in Franklin, Tennesse...

Don Shumate Passes Away

Lebanon, TN (Oct. 26, 2017) - Former national Quartet Convention (NQC) board member Don Shumate passed away on October 24, 2017 at age 88. In addition to being a preacher, an inventor, and a hydraulics manufact...

Juanita Rice Shanley Passes Away

Asheville, NC — Singing News has learned that Juanita Rice Stanley, sister of The Kingdom Heirs’ Arthur Rice, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. She was 65. She was a native and resident of Buncom...

Norm Basden Passes Away [UPDATED]

Altoona, AL — Southern Gospel Promoter Norm Basden, of Altoona, Alabama, passed away today at St. Martins In the Pines near Birmingham, Alabama. Visitation for Mr. Basden will be held Monday, October 9, 20...

Dave Wilcox Passes Away

Nashville, TN — Today we lost a team-member. Our industry lost a ground-breaker, an innovator, an idea-generator. His church lost a media guy, a servant, and a constant source of encouragement. Most of us los...

Frank Davis Passes Away

Candler, NC — Frank Davis (1941-2017), a native of Spring Creek, NC and a resident of Candler, NC passed away Thursday morning Sept. 14th. Frank was one of the unsung heroes of Gospel music. He was a bus mech...