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Please pray for Sheri Easter

Written by Staff on August 19, 2018 – 8:28 am -

Polly Lewis, mother of Sheri Easter

Polly Lewis Copsey,  mother of Sheri Easter

SGNScoops was saddened to read of the passing of Sheri Easter’s mother, Polly Lewis Copsey. Sheri is an award winning vocalist, singing with her husband Jeff Easter. They both come from popular Bluegrass families and Sheri’s mom, Polly, was beloved by many for her singing and her sunny personality, shining through the same beautiful smile and eyes which her daughter inherited. They both shared a deep faith in the Lord Jesus Christ which is strengthening the mourning family today.

Sheri Easter

Sheri Easter

Sheri Easter shared this on Facebook : “Although my heart is breaking, I am rejoicing she is no longer suffering. My sweet mama died peacefully in her sleep this morning. Please pray for all of us. I will post details about the services as soon as they are finalized.”

Polly Lewis Copsey suffered health issues in her later years, which Jeff and Sheri would share with their audiences during their concerts.

Sheri would often sing a favorite song during their concerts that seems fitting at this time. We hope you will enjoy “Roses Will Bloom Again.”

SGNScoops sends their heartfelt sympathies and prayers to Jeff and Sheri, their children, and all the family and friends of Polly Lewis.


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SGMA announces the class of 2013 Hall of Fame Inductees

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on April 21, 2013 – 6:53 pm -

2013 Class Photo (1)The Southern Gospel Music Association’s (SGMA) announced April 19 the 2013 inductees to the SGMA Hall of Fame.

Dr. Jim Goff, induction committee chairman, made the announcement.

In the living category are Polly Lewis Copsey, “Little” Roy Lewis, Duane Nicholson and Tim Riley; and in the deceased category – John T. Benson, Jr. and Thomas A. Dorsey.

“Recognizing the careers and contributions of our newest inductees this fall at Dollywood will bring some wonderful opportunities to mark their legacies,” said SGMA Executive Director Charlie Waller.

The 2013 Induction Ceremony and Singing News Fan Awards is Oct. 2 at Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, Tenn. Tickets for the event are on sale now available from the SGMA office by calling 865-908-4040.

The SGMA is a non-profit organization that maintains the Southern Gospel Music Museum and Hall of Fame, the only facility honoring Southern gospel music and dedicated to the historic preservation of the genre’s accomplishments, both for the music and the people. Museum hours coincide with Dollywood’s operating schedule. Donations are tax-deductible. For more information about the museum or its inductees, visit www.sgma.org.


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