Dr. Buck Morton Passes Away

(Nov. 26, 2019) — Singing News has learned that Dr. Buck Morton, former longtime emcee of the National Quartet Convention, passed away the evening of Nov. 25 at his home. He was a faithful pastor for over ...
Coleman Looper

Remembering Coleman Looper

Rickman, TN (Nov. 20, 2019) — Singing News has learned that Rev. Coleman Looper, 80, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019. A resident of Rickman, Tennessee, he was active in Gospel music for m...
Jim Thrasher

Jim Thrasher Passes Away

Birmingham, AL (Nov. 7, 2019) — Singing News has learned that Jim Thrasher of The Thrasher Brothers passed away the evening of Wednesday, Nov. 6, surrounded by family. The following is taken from a statem...
Meurice LeFevre

Meurice LeFevre Passes Away

Gainesville, GA (Oct. 27, 2019) — Meurice E. LeFevre, son of Urias and Eva Mae LeFevre, passed away on Oct. 25, 2019, at age 82. He had been in declining health following a heart attack and surgery. Meuric...
Dallas and Lenore Chandler

Dallas Chandler Passes Away

*Updated with funeral arrangements at end of post Corryton, TN (Nov. 4, 2019) — Singing News has learned that William Dallas Chandler, 82, passed away Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019. A resident of Knoxville, Tenn...
Miriam Blackwood

Miriam ‘Mim’ Blackwood Is Called Home

Oct. 22, 2019 — The Blackwood Brothers Quartet has reported the sad news that Miriam "Mim" Blackwood, 97, passed away on Monday, October 21, 2019. She was the wife of Gospel legend James Blackwood (The Blackw...

Benny Blackburn Passes Away

Clinton, NC (Oct. 4, 2019) Ralph “Benny” Blackburn, 67, passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday evening, October 2, 2019, surrounded by his loving family. Born on October 5, 1951 in Sampson Count...
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...