Rosa Nell Speer Powell passed away this morning at the age of 94. The last of the Speer siblings, Rosa Nell was preceded in death by her parents, Mom and Dad Speer, and brothers Brock and Ben, and sister Mary Tom Speer Reid.
Ben was a part of The Speer Family for more than six decades. Even after “retiring” Ben continued work in Southern Gospel music producing records and as the music director for the popular Gaither Homecoming video series.
On Monday, April 3, 2017 we lost a man known by many in the Southern Gospel music industry. Frank Treece, age 85, passed away suddenly as a result of a brain aneurysm and received his heavenly reward.
Audrey Woods, mother of Tim Woods and grandmother of Jim Hutson (of The Woodmen Quartet) and Bryan Hutson (formerly of The Kingsmen) passed away at her home on Sunday March 26, 2017. She was 83.
A friend to everyone he met and a man who would give you the shirt off his back, Hovie Walker, went to meet his Savior he sang so well about in the early morning hours of March 24, 2017 with his wife and two daughters at his side.
Singing News has learned of the passing of Ethelene Chenault, mother of Sue Dodge, on March 20, 2017. She was born February 7, 1921 in Bauxite, Arkansas. The picture above was taken just one week ago according to Sue’s Facebook page.
Jimmy D. Stice, age 79 passed away yesterday, Tuesday, Mar. 7, 2017 at his residence. He was the father of Jeff Stice. He was married to and is survived by his wife Evonia Watt Stice.