Brian Free’s mother, Frances Free, passed away last night. Free posted on his group’s Facebook page: [EDIT, 6/18/12: Broken link removed.]
At 9:45pm est. time tonight, my precious Mom went home to be with Jesus. She’s up in heaven with my Dad. She took her last breath with a smile on her face. She must have seen the face of Jesus as he welcomed her home. Thank you all for your prayers and posts. Keep my family in your prayers. Brian
She had suffered a massive stroke several days before. Free’s father, Jim, passed away last October, so this has been a difficult season in his life.
He could not have recorded the title track of his latest CD, Never Walk Alone, at a better time:
Incidentally—well, actually, not incidentally, for God makes no mistakes—this song is actually the current #1 Singing News hit. It’s only the group’s third, joining “For God So Loved” and “Long as I Got King Jesus”—and it’s a well-crafted song that deserves to stand with those other two.Read More