After a nine-year run onWHUR,Lindsey took his format to another local radio station, WKYS-FM, for five more yearsand later hosted Screen Scene (with Suzette Charles) for Black Entertainment Television (BET). Jones, a 27-year-old mother of two, went missing after being last seen leaving a Fourth of July party around 1 a.m. on July 5. . He died in his sleep at his home in Florida. I wouldn't know the cause of her depression. It became a gold record. She was 35 years old. He died ofAIDSin 1992. Melvin Lindsey died of AIDS in 1992, but the Quiet Storm format he originated remains a staple in radio programming today, three decades after its inception. Via Ebony: My sister was my life, she was probably one of the sweetest people youd ever want to meet, Shirley Jones told EBONY. Please check your email and click on the link to activate your account. Flowers added to the memorial appear on the bottom of the memorial or here on the Flowers tab. It became a gold record. Tara Correa-McMullen (May 24, 1989October 21, 2005) is the stage name ofShalvah McMullen,an actress who was well-known for a recurring role playing a gang member,Graciela Reyes,on theCBSTV series,Judging Amy. He was diagnosed after having a leg amputated due to circulation problems. *The legendary soul group,The Jones Girls, lost their group member/sister, Brenda Jones, last month under very tragic circumstances, ILOSM reports. Shirley called Brendas death a heartbreaking loss. PENSACOLA, FL (WKRG) The autopsy results for murdered 12-year-old Naomi Jones don't reveal an exact cause of death. The playful "I Just Love the Man" and the perky 12" single "Dance Turned Into a Romance," were major hits. He worked on the film Buffalo Soldiers with Danny Glover. online, CNN Headline News and TNT's "Roughcut," suffered a major coronary during a press screening of "A Mighty Heart" Thursday at the ArcLight Theatre in Los Angeles, and died shortly thereafter. Ralph Middlebrooksdied in November 1997. Vocalist/writer/producer David Townsend(pictured above in the hat) from the '80s vocal trio"Surface,"known for such lush ballads as"Happy," "Closer Than Friends," "Shower Me With Your Love" and "The First Time,"was found dead inside his Northridge, California home by a close friend. "He said he did what he felt needed to be done at that point in time, but he would not do that today. You are only allowed to leave one flower per day for any given memorial. a lot we didn't know ..R.I.P to our uncelebrated legends. The woman, identified as 49-year-old Gwendolyn Jones by South Bend police logs, was found with a young child around 6:10 a.m. on the front porch of a home in the 1200 block of .  She was 62. On April 3, 2017, Brenda was visiting her daughter in Wilmington, Delaware, and was hit by several cars and killed while attempting to cross the street. Fields would die of an massive stroke on Jan. 12th, 2000. WHO WE AREThe news you want unfiltered.The Electronic Urban Report/EUR puts the most buzz worthy African American news at your fingertips. Chloe Jones was born on June 17, 1975 in Silsbee, Texas, USA. He was often considered a mentor to young black broadcast journalists. Pathologist Dr Kudair Hussein told the inquest: 'When blood alcohol levels go above 350mg per 100ml, it is not unknown that people can die suddenly. She was 59. He proudly represented the small number of Latino actors in the television industry. Ive wondered that myself---I just know it was at least a couple of years ago-funeral in Detroit I think. Grover Washington, Jr.(December 12, 1943 December 17, 1999) was a jazz-funk musician born in Buffalo, New York.  The heartbreak is phenomenal. I have played their compilation greatest hits CD to death. What was the cause of Valorie's demise? This is a carousel with slides. He was killed along with his girlfriend in 2003. The person that I have every single album, 45, cd made. With the exception of their first album, the group was also the first act on Tommy Boy to have major-label distribution through its then-parent Warner Bros. Records. Facebook gives people the power to. We are able to assist you in holding services in a wide variety of areas; from our chapel to your church or at the cemetery, we are able to prepare a meaningful service to honor your loved one. This comment has been removed by the author. The song was also a Top 5 R&B hit. I'm sorry to hear that. In 1987, Cash was given thePhoenix Award by the Black American Cinema Society in honor of her achievements. Brenda Jones, 62, of the Jones Girls was killed when she was struck by several cars while on the way to visit her daughter in Wilmington, Delaware. Along withGeorge Benson, David Sanborn, Bob James, Chuck Mangione, Herb Alpert, and Spyro Gyra,he is considered by many to be one of the founding fathers of the smooth jazz genre. This time, however, things did not go as well, and on June 16, 2005, the doctors announced that they did not feel Ron would make it through the night. On April 18, 2018, Paul Jones passed away at his home in Atlanta. We have extremely sad news to report ILOSM fam. The legendary soul group, The Jones Girls, lost their group member/sister, Brenda Jones, last month on April 3, 2017, under very tragic circumstances. GREAT NEWS! It was nearly two weeks before her body was discovered in her home. Santana was then cast as a sharp-tongued 15-year-old in the comedy series Getting By, starring Cindy Williams and Telma Hopkins. I looked all over the Internet and asked people and noone seems to know what happenedI remember when someone announced it on a message board I was shocked,, Stephanie. Oops, something didn't work. She was 36. FALLING In Reverse guitarist Derek Jones is dead at the age of 35, the Las Vegas rock band confirmed on Tuesday. Continue Learning about Movies & Television. E-mail: enter your name or nickname into the "Username" box. Sadly, Shirley is the last sister standing. Her family was very tight-lipped about Valorie's cause of death. In 2007, Shirley Jones released an album Ladies Night Out together with Jean Carn and Cherrelle, on CD and DVD. The Sylvers hits include:"Boogie Fever," and "Hot Line.". A talented teen singer who won the hearts of millions on British TV show 'Stars In their Eyes' was found bludgeoned to death in her home yesterday. McMullen was also known for her temper, she got into scuffles with high school classmates and she threw furniture. No animated GIFs, photos with additional graphics (borders, embellishments. SingerRichard "Dimples" Fields(pictured above) was famous for the songs,"If It Ain't One Thing, It's Another," and "She's Got Papers On Me." He was buried on November 18, 2002, and left behind a now 11 year old daughter. She was truly a wonderful person. Clay first met Ali through his manager, Herbert Muhammad, back when the champ was still going by his birth name, Cassius Marcellus Clay. Please reset your password. Their first album, 1979's "The Jones Girls," included the R&B/Club Top 20 hit "You're Gonna Make Me Love Somebody Else," which has been rapped over numerous times. Wylie Draper,the actor who portrayedMichael Jacksonin the mini-series,"The Jacksons: An American Dream,"died a year after the program aired. They perform occasionally with Brenda's daughter singing Valerie's parts. She was 50. Cash died of cancer in the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles at the age of 56. She was also the writer ofRoberta Flack's "God Don't Like Ugly,"and she contributed to theSister Sledge album, "Circle Of Love." During the 1990s he became a Baptist minister and lost 100 pounds after being diagnosed with diabetes. A Baltimore police officer has been charged with murder in the death of his 15-year-old stepson, whose body was found hidden in an attic crawlspace. They worked with Diana Ross from 1975 to 1978 and were the backup singers on Linda Clifford's 1978 album If My Friends Could See Me Now. Correa-McMullen was born in Westminster, Vermont toDevra Correa and Thomas McMullen. His publicist, Deborah Robicheau,.  The song was also a Top 5 R&B hit. Max Robinson (May 1, 1939 December 20, 1988) was a television journalist and was the Chicago based co-anchor of ABC News "World News Tonight" from 1978-1983in the United States, and is best known for being the only (as of 2006) African American broadcast network news anchor in the United States. Ohio Player members:Clarence "Satch" Satchelldied in January 1996 after suffering a brain aneurysm. You are nearing the transfer limit for memorials managed by Find a Grave. Ebony.com reports: It was nearly two weeks before her body was discovered in her home. COPYRIGHT 2022 EURweb.com/Rabercom Enterprises. Vinita. I wonder what the other two sisters are doing now? His last film role was Carlos in The Blues with his former television brother, Deon Richmond. She was 56 years old. What are the disadvantages of a clapper bridge? He was taken toSt. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital,where he was pronounced dead at about 7:30 p.m. His doctors determined that he had suffered a massive heart attack. Who makes the plaid blue coat Jesse stone wears in Sea Change. He was forced to give up his role in"Knots Landing,"because of his declining health due to the illness. Claydes Charles Smith, 57 Co-founder of "Kool and the Gang"who played lead guitar and wrote hits like"Celebration" and "Hollywood Swinging," died in 2006 after a lengthy illness. Remove advertising from a memorial by sponsoring it for just $5. "Who Can I Run To", from the band's self-titled 1979 debut album, was covered by Xscape in 1995. Damien Andre Gates was convicted of the first-degree murder of Santana and the attempted murder of another man in the car, and was sentenced to three consecutive life sentences plus 70 years in prison. Write your message of sympathy today. Sadly, last year, Katherine Dunham died in her sleep in New York City on May 21, 2006, she was 97. Frankie "Hollywood" Crocker(December 18, 1937, Buffalo, New York - October 21, 2000, North Miami Beach, Florida) was a famous New York radio DJ. Merlin Santana was born in Washington Heights, Manhattan, New York, United States to parents from the Dominican Republic. Born in Hartford, Connecticut, he was known for playing the roles of Coffin Ed in the 1970 blaxploitation classic Cotton Comes to Harlem, Rawhide and a two year stint as Judge Clayton C. Thomas on the well-forgotten Syndicated TV show Superior Courtfrom 1988 to 1990. may I ask?  It became a gold record. Artimus Lamont Bentley (October 25, 1973 January 18, 2005) was an American television and film actor. https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7742025/valorie-jones. Please ensure you have given Find a Grave permission to access your location in your browser settings. Dino Connor,28, (pictured above) was the lead singer of the group"H-Town." He was 35. It is likely that a personal dispute had developed between the two brothers; as far as can be determined, Larry shot Roger, then shot himself. Smith was also the brother of model Tookie Smith. Singer Brenda Jones of the R&B trio The Jones Girls has passed away; she was 62. A songwriting partnership withPatrick Grant resulted in Ben E. King's comeback single, "Supernatural Thing," and "This Time I'll Be Sweeter,"covered by numerous artists. Sadly, memberValorie Jones, 45,died in 2001, cause of death is unknown. Valorie's death was tragic Hey Greg C., U worked at the old Detroit General Hospital? Beverley Samuels, 36, her daughter Kesha Wizzart, 18, and son Fred Junior, 13, were found beaten to death at their house in Fallowfield in Manchester. Share this memorial using social media sites or email. An officer involved in the case testified that Monique King, reportedly the girlfriend of Gates and aged 15 at the time of Santana's death, falsely claimed that Santana had tried to rape her, which prompted Gates and Bynes to attack the car. Alvin Jones Sr., the father of former UTEP football stars Aaron and Alvin Jones, died April 6 from complications from COVID-19, the family confirmed Monday. No penalty was called on the play. Paul Jones Death. Now, the iconic entertainer's cause of death has . Brenda reportedly traveled often with one of her daughters to help take care of granddaughter as her daughter is a traveling nurse. Were strong and were going to persevere in her name. During her early years as an actress,Rosalind Cash moonlighted as a hospital aide, waitress, salesgirl, and nightclub singer. Please enter your email address and we will send you an email with a reset password code. In 2007, Shirley Jones released an album Ladies Night Out together with Jean Carn and Cherrelle, on CD and DVD. Although controversial, the hit was not a violation of NFL rules at the time. The Jones Girls in 1980. In the conclusion of the two-parter, Wilson's character gets arrested for bootlegging aDoobie Brothersconcert. At age 47, he would succumb to lung cancer in 2004, following a 10-month illness. Are you sure that you want to delete this photo? Theodore "Teddy" Wilson (pictured on the bottom half of the above photo with the mustache)was an character actor best known for his recurring role asSweet Daddy Williamson the CBS sitcom Good Times from 1976 until 1979.  Shirley continues to perform successfully as the Jones Girls with two of her nieces and a nephew on background vocals.. Did they ever find how and why valorie Jones 45 died in 2001? Stingley eventually regained limited movement in his right arm, but spent the rest of his life as a quadriplegic, confined to a wheelchair. !,but would only be on that show for 1 year. This woman was a'national treasure'and a renowned superstar in the world of dance. Alcoholism, she had been depressed for sometime. Edit a memorial you manage or suggest changes to the memorial manager. Opera singer/actor Damon Evans played the role for a few years of The Jeffersons, as Michael was occupied in the production of Good Times. Singing trio"The Jones Girls,"(pictured above) were sisters who sung background forDiana Ross. They rose to fame after Ross got them a record deal to go out on their own. The best result we found for your search is Valorie Jones age 60s in Nashville, NC. based on information from your browser. Please complete the captcha to let us know you are a real person. Their hits included,"Love On A Two Way Street," "Special Lady," and "Happy Anniversary." According to Ebony, Brenda Jones was on her way to visit her sister in Wilmington, Delaware when she was struck on April 3 by several cars while attempting to cross the street. Waddell died March 1, 2002 after she was hit by cars on a highway in Shoreham in southern England, Sussex police said. Jones, who eventually became the schools first black graduate, died at Atlanta Medical Center, where she had been admitted Tuesday after suffering a stroke, said her sister, Sharon Malone. Tookie had a long-term relationship with actor Robert DeNiro and is the mother of his twins. Doreen Waddell, a former vocalist with the groupsSoul II Soul and KLF,died in a traffic accident, apparently after running from a store where she had been accused of shoplifting, police said. "She was an independent-minded woman and she wanted to be herself," H.D. They were in heavy demand to sing on other artists' singles. On April 5, 2007, Stingley died at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago after being discovered unresponsive in his home. The sisters reunited for 1992's "Coming Back." This browser does not support getting your location. Family and friends can send flowers and/or light a candle as a loving gesture for their loved one. How "natural" is dying in ones 50's? This is probably around the same time that he got a tattoo on his chest. I am glad to hear that they are still performing. Hmmm. The group consisted of sisters Shirley, Valerie, and Brenda. Paul leaves behind a son, Paul Frederik, Jr. No cause of death has been made public. This flower has been reported and will not be visible while under review. *If you found this feature interesting, eye opening, and informative, continue reading ourBreaking Newscolumn (updated Mon-Fri.). Did they have that song"Your Gonna Make Me Love Soembody Else"?Loved that. Willie designed the wedding dress worn by Mary Jane Watson when she married Peter Parker in the Spider-Man comic book and comic strip in 1987 and the suits for Edwin Schlossberg and his groomsmen when he married Caroline Kennedy in 1986. The neighbor became suspicious after a family member was unable to get an answer at the front door. Smith died unexpectedly at the relatively young age of 39 after contracting pneumonia while on a trip to India, apparently as a result of AIDS. Recently retired District Judge Valerie Adair, a Las Vegas native who spent nearly two decades on the bench, died Sunday, according to court officials. Vanessa Bryant Settles Lawsuit with LA County Over Kobe Crash Pics Bola Ahmed Tinubu Elected Nigerias President | VIDEO. (66 years old). Valorie Curry is 5' 4". On a Sunday morning, April 25, 1999, Roger Troutman was found shot and critically wounded outside his northwest Dayton recording studio around 7 a.m. They have also lived in Rocky Mount, NC and Berry, KY. Valorie is related to Angela D Ratliff and Valerie Wright Jones as well as 3 additional people. The single never sold but its arranger, Gil Askey, who was working for Diana Ross, recommended the Jones Girls as back-up singers for her on tour for a series of engagements that lasted two years and brought them some valuable exposure. He also did some artwork as a painter. Search above to list available cemeteries. By Ryan on May 24, 2018 2010s, 2018, Undisclosed Causes. Thanks for your help! She last performed on 25th August at the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival in Harlem's Marcus Garvey Park. In 1973, they were signed to the. 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