Summary: Grammy-winning gospel singer who was a member of the Ward Singers, the well-known Philadelphia-based gospel group, who recorded the memorable hits Packing Up, We Shall Be Changed and Surely, God Is Able, and who appeared on Broadway in Langston Hughes Black Nativity.
Cause of Death: Heart disease and heat stress
Born: November 16, 1924
Died: June 27, 2003
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania