Everson Obituaries

Everson Obituaries

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  • Saturday Jun 25 | via The China Post 

    Bernie Worrell, P-Funk keyboardist, dead at 72

    Bernie Worrell, the ingenious "Wizard of Woo" whose amazing array of keyboard sounds and textures helped define the Parliament-Funkadelic musical empire and influenced performers of funk, rock, hip-hop and other genres, has died. Worrell, who announced in early 2016 that he had stage-four lung cancer, died Friday at age 72. He died at his home in Everson, Washington, according to his wife, Judie Worrell.

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  • Friday Jun 24 | via Lucianne.com 

    Bernie Worrell, keyboardist forParliament-Funkadelic...

    Bernie Worrell, the ingenious "Wizard of Woo" whose amazing array of keyboard sounds and textures helped define the Parliament-Funkadelic musical empire and influenced performers of funk, rock, hip-hop and other genres, has died. Worrell, who announced in early 2016 that he had stage-four lung cancer, died Friday at age 72. He died at his home in Everson, Washington, according to his wife, Judie Worrell.

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  • Friday Jun 24 | via Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch 

    Bernie Worrell, keyboardist for Parliament-Funkadeli...

    Bernie Worrell, the pioneering funk keyboardist and "Wizard of Woo" who worked with such acts as Parliament-Funkadelic and the Talking Heads, died Friday at his home in Everson, Washington, after battling cancer. He was 72. His wife, Judie Worrell, confirmed the news to the Associated Press.

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  • Friday Jun 24 | via Switched 

    Bernie Worrell Of The Parliament-Funkadelic Dead At 72

    Bernie Worrell performing with Leo Nocentelli's Rare Funk Gathering at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival on April 25, 2008 ( Bernie Worrell has died after a battle with stage-four lung cancer, the Associated Press reported on Friday, Jun. 24. He was 72. Worrell's wife, Judie Worrell, confirmed to the AP that the keyboardist died at his home in Everson, Washington. Famous for his music with Parliament-Funkadelic and the Talking Heads, fans cherished "The Wizard of Woo" for his revolutionary sound and blend of funk and soul.

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  • Thursday Jun 2 | via Newark Advocate 

    Ferguson, Nila Jean

    Nila Jean Ferguson JOHNSTOWN: Nila Jean Ferguson, 93, of Johnstown, passed away on Monday morning at the Chesnut Senior Assistant Living Community in Newark, OH. She was born on April 23, 1923 in Trigg County, Kentucky, a daughter to the late Forrest and Wilmoth Guier of Kentucky.

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