Dennis Cole, President of the Chicago Area Gospel Announcers Guild, just reported that international gospel legend Rev. Jessy Dixon passed away.
Dixon was a singer, songwriter, recording artist, keyboard player and choir director. He was featured on television, radio and toured all over the world.
Here are the homegoing details, from President Cole:
The Homegoing Celebration of Jessy Dixon will be held:
Monday, October 10, 2011 at 6:00 P.M.
Family Christian Center
340 West 45th Street
Munster, IN 46321
For further information please contact Lisa Conner at (708) 754-1641 or go to http://www.jessydixon.com/. All telegrams and resolutions may be sent to the P.O. Box listed below. Also, in lieu of flowers, a heartfelt donation would be greatly appreciated. Please make all checks payable to:
The Estate of Jessy Dixon
P.O. Box 336
Crete, IL 60417
Meanwhile, here is a wonderful write-up from the New York Times:
Jessy Dixon Remembrance
and another by Graydon Megan in the Chicago Tribune: