Elder Eddie A Atkins Jr, father of the gospel duo Mary Mary, passed away
According to WETV, Atkins was the “foundation for Erica & Tina’s broad reaching musical platform”. He was also married to and divorced from their mother “Honey” three times.
Earlier today, Erica and Tina Campbell tweeted the following on their twitter account @therealmarymary:
Our hearts are heavy but we can rejoice knowing our father knew we Loved him RIP Elder Eddie A Atkins Jr. Rest in the arms of Jesus Daddy..
Thanks 4 all the kind words & prayers sent today. Our Dad was a great man, but he’s with Jesus now he taught us how to pray & trust God
Please stay tuned for more details as they arise. For now, keep the family in prayer.
Gospel songwriter, composer, arranger, and organist, Melvin Crispell, passed away.
Melvin Crispell was arguably one of the greatest organists to ever walk the earth. Keep his wife and remaining family in prayer.