I WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER TELLING HER OF THE YEAR I MET ELVIS IN GERMANY AS MY DAD WAS STATIONED WITH ELVIS. Messages run for up to one year and you can stop at any time. I have thought about Mrs. Utley occasionally over the years, but never really tried to find out what happened to her.
Her grandson had the opportunity to sit with his Grandmother long before she became too ill and shared with her his aspirations to follow her entertainment footsteps. 4390 Colfax Ave. Online condolences can be made at www.oromoctofh.com, Louise, Rachel, Jackie Lafontaine(filles de Rollande).
Myrna was still making records with the Sweet Inspirations during her period with Elvis, but with limited commercial success.
She were a beautiful lady just by looking at her pictures, especially in younger times backing the stars of yesteryear. She was the daughter to the late Lloyd and Greta McCoy and wife of the late Kenneth Stephen Smith. , then I heard she’d had a massive stroke bt didn’t know where she was. Visitation will be held at the Oromocto Funeral Home on Friday, July 8, 2016, from 2 to 4 pm and 6 to 8 pm. This is your place to remember Myrna. Your email will not be used for any other purpose. I worked with her, Estelle and Portia for several years. Rest in peace my friend Jerome Stump Monroe, Thank you for all of the memories and may you rest in peace Ms. Myrna Smith, WE SO SORRY GOD BE WITH YOU. Sylvia Shemwell died on February 13, 2010.
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She was an actress, known for House of Usher (1960), The Time Tunnel (1966) and Hawaiian Eye (1959).
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She was gifted with a wonderful voice and she had her own religious interests but there was always something…calm about her. Thank you all who has taken the time to view this. She died in Canyon Oaks Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, LA. Myrna won, and quite rightly too! I am 29 and I was fortunate to see her live and other members many times. Another key member of Elvis' great legacy leaves us way too soon. SMITH, MYRNA DAWN(NEE MCCOY) August 11, 1945 – July 1, 2016 It is with great sadness that the family announces her sudden passing while visiting in North Carolina. The group were in demand for session work with many great artists, including Solomon Burke, Wilson Pickett and the Drifters. Myrna is the second of the Sweet Inspirations to pass away this year. Lou's beauty was matched only by her great sense of humor that she kept until the end. Her sweet voice will always be with us. Obituary. I am so sad. Enter your email below for our complimentary daily grief messages. In 1967, the group was signed to Atlantic as the Sweet Inspirations. What a light she is and I’m fortunate to have met someone as wonderful as her! Online condolences may be made to www.cowlingfuneralhomeoh.com.
What a beautiful talent and lady we have lost.
My condolences on the loss of your friend Sylvia. Myrna wanted to be cremated.
I was thinking of sending a card to her to say that whenever she feels fine, she has a home in Istanbul Tukey. Myrna was my cousin and best friend. I HAD THE OPPORTUNITY TO MEET MYRNA IN THE PAST FEW YEARS. Myrna was a great soul singer whose voice was featured on some of the finest records of the second half of the 20th century. Shop memorial jewelry to keep someone with you at all times. She subsequently suffered from kidney failure and a severe stroke. I have kept a snapshot in my head of exactly what she looked like for almost a half-century now. Plus, leave your condolences, photos, stories and more.
My thoughts and prayers are with her family and friends during this time. xxoo, Myrna will be missed. Very sad! My life with her will never be forgotten. REST IN PEACE DEAR MYRNA, TELL ELVIS HELLO FOR US ALL AND SING SWEETLY, I first met Sylvia in 1980… I had just discharged from the USAF (March AFB, Ca.)
She also appears with him in the television specials Aloha From Hawaii (1973) and Elvis In Concert (1977). Profession. She was born on October 10, 1935, in Donaldson, Arkansas to the late Elmo Hughes and Mary McKinley Hughes.
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I am the lucky one who wears your TLC from Elvis and I will always cherish it and take care of it for you. She was the daughter to the late Lloyd and Greta McCoy and wife of the late Kenneth Stephen Smith. The track hit number five on the R&B chart and was a top 20 pop hit. 1967 was the fist time I have heard the song: sweet inspiration, by The Sweet Inspirations.
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