Agnes Jackson of the Clara Ward Singers has died

Alice Houston of the Clara Ward Singers informed GMF's Libra Boyd this morning that the Clara Ward Singers' Agnes Jackson passed Sunday, May 12.  GMF extends deepest condolences.

Jackson joined the legendary group in the late 1960s and was the featured soloist on several of the Clara Ward Singers' songs including "Up Above My Head," "It Is Well With My Soul," "The Lord's Prayer," "His Eye Is On The Sparrow," and "I Believe."

Jackson was 87.  

Homegoing information is as follows:

Visitation
Monday, May 20, 2019
10 - 11 AM
Reliable Funeral Home
3958 Washington Blvd
St. Louis, MO  63108

Funeral Service
Monday, May 20, 2019
11 AM
Reliable Funeral Home
3958 Washington Blvd
St. Louis, MO  63108

Watch Lady Jackson with the Clara Ward Singers on The Flip Wilson Show (1971) here.  She is featured on "His Eye Is On The Sparrow."

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