After being treated for cancer, Gospel music legend and former member of The Caravans Inez Andrews died in her hometown of Chicago on Wednesday, December 19th. Next month, Inez Andrews was scheduled to receive the Ambassador Dr. Bobby Jones Legend Award at the 28th Annual Stellar Awards.
Read more about the life and passing of Inez Andrews here, and take a look at the tweets from the Gospel music community about the passing of this legend.
A Giant in the Gospel Industry went home to be with The Lord. Well done Inez Andrews thy good and faithful servant.
— Yolanda Adams (@Yolandalive) December 19, 2012
Inez Andrews: A towering gospel artist – Chicago Tribune buff.ly/UhVs6p
— Stellar Awards (@TheStellars) December 21, 2012
Inez Andrews was one of the most God loving people Iveever known. She was very serious about the things ofGod.
— Kurt Carr (@TheKurtCarr) December 19, 2012
: RIP #Inez Andrewsincredible gospel singer & a legend!! Lord, don’t move my mountain…give me the strength to climb.
— Betty Wright (@MsBettyWright) December 20, 2012
I am in tears and my heart is broken after hearing the news of the passing of Momma Inez Andrews who was one of our pioneering gospel greats
— Vickie Winans (@vickiewinans) December 19, 2012