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Women’s History Month

Gospel Great Sandra Crouch Dies At 81

The music and church community, as well as fans all over the world react to the news that Grammy award winning Pastor Sandra Crouch passed away on Sunday, March 17, 2024, at age 81. She and her twin brother Andrae’ were born July 1, 1942, in California and co-pastored the Christ Memorial Church of God in Christ in Pacoima, California until his death in January 2015. (Source: Journal of Gospel Music) [embed][/embed] [embed][/embed] [embed][/embed] Sandra and Andrae’ Crouch gained recognition in the 1960s and 70s with Andrae’ Crouch and the Disciples with songs like “Soon and Very Soon,”  “Jesus is the Answer,” and more. The twins also appeared on Quincy Jones’ original soundtrack from the movie The Color Purple. In 1984 Sandra won a Best Soul Gospel Performance, Female GRAMMY for her album, We Sing Praises and was a was a powerful percussionist too. Listen to the Jackson 5’s songs “I Want You Back” and “ABC,” that’s Sandra on the tambourine! All Celebration of Life activities will take place at New Christ Memorial Church, 13333 Vaughn Street, San Fernando, CA 91340 and are as follows: TUESDAY, APRIL 16, 2024 4 PM   Viewing 7 PM   Musical Tribute WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17, 2024 11 AM   Celebration of Life /Homegoing Service In lieu of flowers, please make tax deductible donations to Christ Memorial Church at   You can listen to The Randi Myles Show 10am to 3pm on The Detroit Praise Network App on your iPhone and Android devices, our website, and your smart speaker by enabling the skill and saying, “Alexa… open Detroit Praise Network.” Or tune into the Detroit Praise Network in your car, home, or work radio on 105.9 HD2, 98.3FM or 99.9FM. Connect with us on Social Everywhere @PraiseDetroit! About Randi Myles: I am a child of God that has a lot to say. Here you will find conversations with artists, authors, speakers, and teachers within the faith-based community. Also, my journey has been colorful, rich, and sometimes really hard so, I look for answers and respite through these posts. My mom wanted me to write a book and I'm working on that, so bear with me as I fumble my way through. I am working on balancing my extremely fun work life with my personal life that is filled with challenges these days. I know that God will see me to victory so... welcome to my life. ~Randi Follow Randi at randimyles2go on Facebook and Instagram & rmyles2go on TikTok