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RIP Daryl Coley – Homegoing Information

By Bob Marovich Although premature reports of his death swept social media yesterday, it has been confirmed that contemporary gospel singer Daryl Coley passed away after a longstanding illness. Born October 30, 1955, in Berkeley, California, Coley was a member of Helen J. H. Stephens’ Voices of Christ choir, and also sang with, and played keyboards for, the Hawkins Family. He wrote Tramaine Hawkins’ hit, “I Am Determined.” Rev. Dr. Yolanda Freeman notes that Coley’s star, as well as the careers of Helen Stephens and others from the Northern and Southern California gospel communities, truly began to rise after they became ...

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