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Gospel music favorite Walt Mills passes

Written by Staff on March 3, 2020 – 6:52 am -

Walt Mills

Walt Mills

Walt Mills, known for making popular many gospel music favourites such as “I’ve Got a Feeling,” and, “The Devil’s in the Phone Booth Dialling 911,” has passed away. He was a prolific songwriter, writing many gospel songs that were nominated for Dove Awards and sung by numerous. artists. Also known as a pastor, evangelist, and author, Walter C. Mills often appeared on the TV program of Jimmy Swaggart, as well as hosting his own show with his wife Betty, on the Trinity Broadcast Network.

Walt Mills resided in Arlington, Texas,  and was a husband, father, and grandfather. Please pray for his family who are grieving today.

Funeral arrangements are pending.

From the website of Walt Mills:

His many accomplishments include:


  • Mr. ICGMA of 1993 (International Country Gospel Music Association)


  • Artist of the Decade in 1993
  • ICGMA Hall of Fame in 1993
  • Texas Southern Gospel Music Hall of Fame


Enjoy Mr. Walt Mills singing, “Heaven Will Be My Home:”


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GUY PENROD-Texas Gospel Music Hall Of Fame Induction—Tickets available

Written by SGN Scoops Staff on February 19, 2011 – 11:47 am -

Native Texan GUY PENROD will be inducted into the TEXAS GOSPEL MUSIC HALL OF FAME  Saturday, February 26, 7 PM at Dallas Baptist University, 5000 Mountain Parkway, Dallas, Texas.  After 14 fabulous years with the Gaither Vocal Band, Guy Penrod is now riding high in a solo ministry, garnering a 2011 Dove Award nomination. Guy and Angie live in Nashville, Tennessee, with their seven sons and one daughter.  He is famous the world over and Texans are proud of this native son.   With his induction into the TGMHOF, Guy joins notable Texans Larry Gatlin & the Gatlins, Cynthia Clawson, Duane Allen, Les Beasley, Larry Ford, Glen Payne, Walt Mills, Roger McDuff, Lou Wills Hildreth, Wills Family, Chuck Wagon Gang, pioneers V. O. & Frank Stamps, W. B. Nowlin, and others who have influenced gospel music in Texas and far beyond.  Joining Guy Penrod, the 2011 inductees on February 26th are Jack Davis, radio, Jack Taylor, pioneer keyboardist, Plainsmen Quartet,  Marion Snider’s Original Imperial Quartet, Bob Wills & The Inspirationals.   Doors will open at 6:00 and the public is encouraged to attend this benefit and help preserve the gospel music heritage of Texas.  General Admission is $25.For more information call Randy Wills 214-934-5983.

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