Yvonne Staples

Age 80


Yvonne Staples, member of the gospel/soul family singing group The Staple Singers, has died at the age of 80, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. For full obituary from Legacy.com, click here.

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I am a fan of the staples and my heart go out to you guys love Michelle Hamilton

I am so sorry to hear about Yvonne's passing which I learned about while watching the Grammys last night. I had the pleasure of meeting Yvonne and Ms. Mavis at Pope Joy Hall in Albuquerque, NM. May she rest in peace.

I have always admired the Staples and the ones that have passed on especially Yvonne Staples will be truly missed RIP Yvonne.
E. Williams .

Praying for the family

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

i am truly saddened by the death of
Mrs. Yvonne Staples. i just love y'all
close knit vocal harmonies, jam sessions
soul tappin' lessons. Miss Mavis, i love
your voice, humor & musical interpret -
ations. will be in my heart & thoughts
for a very long time to come. see you on
the road one day - soon
with sincerity and respect

I would like to express my deepest sympathies for the loss of your loved one, who will be remembered for her contribution to the music industry. May you find comfort and help in God during this time of sorrow.
(Psalms 86:17)

Saddened by the news that Ms.Staples has died. I.enjoyed listening to the soul music The Staple Singers recorded in the 70s. They gave a fine performance in the Wattstax movie music concert.My condolences to the surviving members of the family and may the GOD of all comfort give comfort to all of you.