Gospel singer Dottie Rambo dies in to...

Gospel singer Dottie Rambo dies in tour bus wreck in Mo.

There are 37 comments on the Hartford Courant story from May 11, 2008, titled Gospel singer Dottie Rambo dies in tour bus wreck in Mo.. In it, Hartford Courant reports that:

Joyce "Dottie" Rambo, an influential gospel singer and songwriter, died early Sunday when her tour bus ran off the highway and struck an embankment.

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Karen

Traverse City, MI

#26 May 15, 2008
Dottie Rambo lived in pain for about 19 years ---back pain --- and still went about doing her ministry. What a testimony she was ! What wonderful songs she wrote !
Karen
realist

United States

#27 May 15, 2008
Norma wrote:
The "Singing Rambos" were one of my favorite Southern Gospel trios back in the 70s. Dottie Rambo was an inspiration to me. As I sang her songs I definitely understood the meaning of the words as God's anointing filled me and others. God is beholding one of the sweetest angels ever.
The only gospel show I ever went to was The Singing Rambos in Fla about 1972 or so. My grandma made me go. Being 9 and into The Beatles I wanted nothing to do with it. They had me after the 3rd song. What a beautiful voices they had. After the show they came out to sign albums and such. Dottie thanked me and gave me a hug and kiss and a blessing. I've never forgotten how kind she was. R.I.P Mrs. Rambo.
janK

Foristell, MO

#28 May 15, 2008
I am so sorry that we have lost a wonderful person and singer, she has blessed me many times, and now she is with the Lord, and she is in perfect health. She had many back surgery's, but now she is whole and complete.
Michael

Clemson, SC

#29 May 15, 2008
Dottie is awesome and I will surely miss her being here, but we do know where she is, and I iknow she is with the Lord.
vickie

Brookville, PA

#30 May 16, 2008
Daniel Plainview wrote:
Never heard of her.
you have truly missed out on some of the the worlds most inspiring music ever written do youself a favor and just buy one of her cd and listen to the message in the music. from vickie
Seventies chick

Ozark, MO

#31 May 17, 2008
I recently saw Dottie at Morningside on the Jim Bakker show She sang Ive never been this homesick before. Well now shes home and dancing on the streets of glory.I live 30 miles from where the bus crashed and the winds were real bad that early morning.Dottie was asleep when the bus crashed and she work up in the arms of God.She will be greatly missed.
Early Rambo fan

Inola, OK

#32 May 17, 2008
Farewell to one of the most anointed songwriters in gospel music history.
Looking Up

New Iberia, LA

#33 May 17, 2008
Dottie Rambo was God's Angel for sure. My husband and I met her when she sang in Branson back in the mid 1990s. We had loved her and her music for many years. A good friend sang her song "He looked Beyond My faults and Saw My Needs" for several years in Branson. That song was sung at my husband's Funeral. He truly does Look beyond our faults ahd sees our every need.
Heaven Rejoiced on Mothers Day 2008 when another Angel Came Home.
God Bless all the Rambo Family and all the Friends who will miss Dottie here on Earth. Rejoice, if you know the Lord you will see her in Heaven.
Normadale

Denver, CO

#35 May 18, 2008
Dottie Rambo has been an awesome servant o the lord and will be missed greatly...I have been encouraged over the years by her songs,such a prolific songwriter and a great encouragement to the body of Christ! Thank-you for being such a wonderul blessing to the body of Christ,though you will be greatly missed it is soooooh good to know that you are now sheltered safe within the arms o God.
Ma Bear Michigan

Madison, WI

#36 May 18, 2008
I know DOTTIE is singing up there SHE is singing with the angels.SHE WILL LIVE ON IN THE HEARTS WHO LOVEED HER SONGS..

LORD COMFORT HER LOVE ONES IN A MIGHTY WAY AMEN .
MA BEAR.
Ma Bear Michigan

Madison, WI

#37 May 18, 2008
Blessed by her songs blessed by seeing her a few times on TBN.Dottie stood up for Jesus .she up there now singing with the angels.she will live on in the hearts she blessed .

lord comfort her love ones she left behind hold them with care till they meet again.
The Hinkson family

Virgin Islands, U.S.

#38 May 19, 2008
I pray that Reba and the other family members are strengthened at such a time. Only God knows the whys and whens, but we do know that we will all one day see Him as He is. Dottie's songs has touched millions throughout the years, and they will continue to touch many million more.

Francillia and Alexandra Hinkson
St. Croix, US Virgin Islands
DRB

Midlothian, VA

#39 May 19, 2008
Dottie went thru so much but she held on and loved God and encouraged many. Our prayers are with her family and those involved in the accident and there families.
Connie

AOL

#40 May 19, 2008
I grew up going to concerts that featured "The Rambos." All of us in our 50's probably --and justifiably--thought of Dottie as the best song writer in the world! I had a little three-ringed "special" notebook with her songs I had typed on a manual typewriter. If you lived it as I did, you know what a "special" is and know most of Dottie's songs by heart. She's living her reward now in Heaven.
Sandie_ with_ an_ie

Pompano Beach, FL

#41 May 20, 2008
WOW, Daniel from Plainview, have you ever missed a deep,spiritual blessing if you have not heard Dottie Rambo. I suggest you go to You Tube and check her out. I am not ashamed to date myself here (63 3/4) and I listened to Dottie before 1977. I was in ministry school at Christian Retreat in Bradenton, Fl.(great place to visit) and The Rambo's came to do a concert. In those days you could tape record so I have that tape and many 33 1/3 LP's also.This ladies songs and her voice will still live in the depths of my soul...can't wait to see her when I go home. Does anyone know it '77 was when she wrote "Germs" for Reba. Let me assure everyone "DOTTIE RAMBO IS ALIVE AND WELL...right where she is at home. Each time I think of her tears fill my eyes but these Tears Will Never Stain the Streets of Heaven. to Dottie's family,especially Reba, thanks for sharing your Mom with the world....carry on Reba.
Sandie_ with_ an_ie

Pompano Beach, FL

#42 May 20, 2008
I want to thank NANCY J. FULLER for introducing me to DOTTIE. I miss you too!
Sandie_ with_ an_ie

Pompano Beach, FL

#43 May 20, 2008
Hey, I,m not from Pompano Beach, I'm from Deerfield Beach, Florida. That probably only matters to me. Sorry!

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