Delois Barrett Campbell
Delois Barrett Campbell died August 2, 2011 in Chicago of complications from pneumonia. She was 85 and had been battling arthritis, cardiac problems and other ailments for years. Barrett Campbell began her career as a lead singer in the Roberta Martin Singers before forming a group with her sisters Billie and Rodessa. The Barrett Sisters recorded a number of albums for the Savoy, Nashboro/Creed and I AM record labels. They were featured in the critically acclaimed documentary Say Amen Somebody alongside Thomas Dorsey, Sallie Martin, Willie Mae Ford Smith, the O'Neal Twins and Zella Jackson Price. For over 50 years, Delois and her sisters traveled across the United States and abroad as gospel music ambassadors.
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