Labreeska Hemphill


Age: 75

gospel singer who with her husband Joel Hemphill co-founded the award-winning family group The Hemphills that became among one of the most successful gospel acts through the 1970's to the 1980's and 1990's, whom the couple's children Joey, Trent, and Candy joined the group as they grew up and whose most popular songs were He's Still Working on Me, I Claim the Blood, and Consider the Lilies.

Cause of Death: Lengthy illness

Born: February 4, 1940

Died: December 9, 2015

Nashville, Tennessee