Deborah McCrary of the McCrary Sisters Passes Away June 1, 2022

From a press release:

The McCrary Sisters share the following on the loss of their sister, Deborah McCrary, yesterday, June 1, 2022: “It is with deep sorrow that we share the news of the passing of our beloved sister Deborah.”

Deborah Person McCrary, born June 17, 1954 (age 67), was a member of the legendary McCrary Sisters, who have performed on countless recordings, television shows and live performances including Grammy, CMA, CMT, SNL, and others.

Deborah’s smile and foundational tones graced the stage with her sisters Ann, Regina, and Alfreda on countless festivals in North America and Europe since 2011.

Deborah is the deep, low voice of the group. In her early teens, she sang in the multi Grammy-nominated BCM Mass Choir, and has performed “Everything Is Beautiful” with Ray Stevens at Madison Square Garden. She has performed with Elvis, and with Isaac Hayes on Dinah Shore’s TV show. Deborah spent most of her adult life working as a nurse before focuses on singing with her sisters.

Visitation and funeral information for Deborah McCrary is as follows:
Friday, June 10th 
2 pm to 6 pm Visitation – Highland Hills Funeral Home (2422 Brick Church Pike, Nashville) 
Saturday, June 11:
11 am – Visitation at St. Mark’s Baptist Church (3903 Milford Rd., Nashville)
12 pm – Funeral will start at 12pm.
Burial immediately following funeral at Greenwood Cemetery North 
1248 Dickerson Road, Goodlettsville, TN 37072

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