Is Inez Andrews still alive?

Is Inez Andrews still alive?

Deceased (1929–2012)
Inez Andrews/Living or Deceased

When did Inez Andrews died?

December 19, 2012
Inez Andrews/Date of death

Andrews was a dedicated Christian and family person. She raised seven children during her career in gospel music. She died at her home on the South Side of Chicago on December 19, 2012, at the age of 83.

How old is Dorothy Norwood?

86 years (May 29, 1935)
Dorothy Norwood/Age

Where was Inez Andrews born?

Birmingham, Alabama, United States
Inez Andrews/Place of birth

What did Inez Andrews died of?

Inez Andrews/Date of death

Who was Inez Andrews husband?

Robert Andrews
Inez was a teenager when she married Robert Andrews. By the time they divorced, when she was 18, she was the mother of two daughters.

What was the cause of death for Inez Andrews?

Inez Andrews, whose soaring, wide-ranging voice — from contralto croon to soul-wrenching wail — made her a pillar of gospel music, died on Wednesday at her home in Chicago. She was 83. The cause was cancer, said her son Richard Gibbs.

When did Inez Andrews start singing gospel music?

Andrews started singing in the church as a child and performed gospel music on the road in various gospel groups from the 1940s before joining The Caravans in 1957.

Who are the members of Inez Andrews Group?

The Caravans: from left, Inez Andrews, Albertina Walker, an unidentified singer, Johneron Davis and Dorothy Norwood. Credit… In 1962 Ms. Andrews left the Caravans to start her own group, Inez Andrews and the Andrewettes.

How many children and grandchildren does Inez Andrews have?

Andrews is survived by seven children, 19 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. She is the paternal great-grandmother of New-Orleans native and female impersonator LeJeune Beautreaux, known professionally as Miss Tina Kennedy. In 2002 Andrews was inducted into the Gospel Hall of Fame.

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