Sunday, October 17, 2010

Recent Transistions

Barbara Billingsley in the pilot Image via Wikipedia

Barbara Billingsley, an American film, television, voice and stage actress died in October 16 at the age of  94. She gained prominence in  her best–known role, that of June Cleaver on the television series Leave It to Beaver and its sequel Still the Beaver (also known as The New Leave It to Beaver).

Albertina Walker

Albertina Walker, a legendary gospel singer with a lush contralto voice recorded a string of hits in the 1950s and 1960s. She nourished the careers of such greats as the Rev. James Cleveland, Inez Andrews and Pastor Shirley Caesar. She was a fixture in body and spirit at Chicago's Gospel Festival since the event's inception, both solo and with the Caravans. Walker had been battling emphysema, and died October 8 in a Chicago hospital, where she had been since late August,

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