Gospel Singer Micah Stampley Mourns Death Of 15-Year-Old Daughter

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Micah Stampley performs onstage during Byron Cage 30 Years of Music Celebration at Ray of Hope Christian Church on Dec. 21, 2018 in Decatur, Ga.

Editor's note: this story has been updated with information about the funeral arrangements for Mary Stampley.

Gospel singer Micah Stampley is mourning the death of his 15-year-old daughter, Mary Stampley.

"It is with a heavy heart that the Stampley family would like to announce the passing of their 15 year old daughter, Mary Stampley. Please keep their family in your prayers and respect their privacy as they deal with this traumatic event," read a statement from the singer's publicist on Tuesday (Oct. 22); spokesperson David Robinson confirmed the news.

No further information about the cause of death was available at press time, though Robinson also confirmed details in an Atlanta Journal-Constitution article that reported that Mary Stampley died after suffering a seizure. A celebration of life will be held for Stampley on Monday (Nov. 4) at 9:30 a.m. at the Word of Faith Family Cathedral in Austell, Georgia, with the family requesting that attendees wear Mary's favorite colors: shades of purple, gray or white. A public viewing will also be held on Sunday (Nov. 3) from 6-8 p.m. at the Willie Watkins Funeral Home in Riverdale, Georgia.

Stampley is a multiple Dove and Stellar Award nominee whose most recent album, To The King: Vertical Worship, was released in 2016 and debuted at No. 2 on Billboard's Top Gospel Albums chart.

 


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