Black People : Cleotha Staples of Staple Singers Dead at 78

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    Cleotha Staples, a founding member of the beloved Chicago soul group the Staple Singers, died Wednesday after a long battle with Alzheimer's, her sister Mavis Staples' rep has confirmed to Rolling Stone. She was 78.
    Staples had suffered from the disease for 12 years, and recently had been under 24-hour home care. Mavis Staples told the Chicago Tribune that Cleotha's longtime caretaker was with her when she died Wednesday morning in her high-ri
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    I grew up listening to them in the Chi.

    Peace!
     
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    yes and it hurts skin deep ......R.I.P cuzzo as we all loved you dearly
    The family is down from such great lost and surrounding voice

    Keep us in your PRAYERS....
     
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    Rest in Peace ... :bowdown:

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    Yes brutha...memba when "respect youself" came out, and WVON bumped it?

    Peace!
     
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    R.I.P Sister Cleotha Staples.
     
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