Cleotha Staples



Age: 78


Summary: gospel singer best known as the eldest of four sisters whose voice helped to create the distinctive sound of the influential gospel group The Staples Singers that had been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1999.



Cause of Death: Complications from Alzheimer's disease


Born: April 11, 1934


Died: February 21, 2013


Location: Chicago, Illinois