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Gospel Legend LaShun Pace Passes Away at 60, Fans Pay Tribute to the Music Icon

Renowned singer LaShun Pace is no longer with us. We have lost a precious gem and heaven has gained an angel. This must be a difficult time for the family of the star. She died on March 21, 2022. The news regarding her death was first made by Larry Reid.

Larry’s announcement about Pace’s death

The talk show host took to his Twitter and expressed his sorrow and grief at the passing away of the queen of Sopranos. He wrote, “We have lost one of the baddest sopranos to ever walk this earth. LaShun Pace one of the lead singers of The Pace Sisters has passed.”

Reid further added, “The Pace Sisters recently loss their sister songbird Duranice Pace and Mom Pastor Betty Pace. Pray for them and all of us who will mourn this loss.”

What was the cause of Pace’s death?

For the last five years, LaShun had been on dialysis waiting for a kidney but didn’t find one.  During an interaction with 11Alive, her sister Lydia Pace talked about her sister’s death. She stated that LaShun died of organ failure at the age of 60 on Monday morning.

A little bit about LaShun’s personal life

Pace was born on September 6, 1961, in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. She was an American gospel singer-songwriter. LaShun lost her mother Bettie Ann Pace in 2020 followed by her sister Duranice Pace in January 2021.

LaShun and her eight sisters Melonda Pace, Latrice Pace, Lydia Pace, Dejuaii Pace, Duranice Pace, June Pace-Martin, Leslie Pace, and Phyllis Pace made a group called The Anointed Pace Sisters. They began performing together as a group in their father’s church.  The group kickstarted their professional singing career in the year 1988.

Apart from singing with her sisters, Pace carved out her solo singing career. She was most known for her hit songs I Know I’ve Been Changed and Act Like You Know.  Not long ago, a snippet of her hit song ‘Act Like You Know became a TikTok trend.

How did the fans of the singer react to the news?

As soon as the news regarding LaShun pace’s death came out. Her fans couldn’t stop themselves and they started paying tributes to her on social media platform Twitter.

One fan of the legend tweeted, “God’s chemical laboratory of redemption took my black soul and dipped it in red blood!” “I love older gospel music. #LaShunPace could sang! #RIPLashunPace” Another one wrote, “There’s a leak in this old building yall.. and my soul has got to move. #LaShunPace”

Another fan of the star wrote, “Awww one of my many favorites…When He calls us, ready or not! We must answer!!! Rejoice is His Presence! Sing with the heavenly host. We will miss you down here💕 The Lashun Pace 💋 #TeamJesus #lashunpace #Pray” One fan penned, “Rip LaShun Pace she was one of my favorite Gospel singers.🙏”

These were a few reactions of the fans to the demise of LaShun. We send our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Pace during this tough time. Don’t forget to stay tuned with us for the latest updates from showbiz.

Meenal Mehta
Hi, I am Meenal. I'm a travel enthusiast, a movie buff and a cricket fan all wrapped in one. I love to capture moments through my words. Writing is my happy space, it has been a great way of putting all my thoughts out and feel liberated.
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