Bonnie Brown has died. She was one third of the popular trio in the 1950s Country music group,The Browns. She was a Sparkman, Arkansas native and at the age of eighteen she started her career along with her brother and sister Maxine Brown and brother Jim Ed Brown. It was back on September 28, 2015, when she, herself told the news of her diagnosis of stage 4 adenocarcinoma right lung cancer and sadly just fifteen days before her seventy-eight birthday, she passed away, Country music losing another great singer.
The news was broke out by the Nashville’s Tennessean newspaper. Over on Facebook, her family had requested prayers, saying the singer was in critical care after experiencing complications from a blood clot. You may remember the trio group for many hits such as,
“Here Today and Gone Tomorrow,” “I Take the Chance,” “Just as Long as You Love Me,” “Money,” “I Heard the Bluebirds Sing,” “Would You Care” and “Beyond the Shadow,” as well as their biggest hit, 1959′s “The Three Bells,”
Because of her music career was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum CEO Kyle Young remembered Brown in a statement on Saturday, saying,
“When Bonnie Brown joined her brother, Jim Ed, and her sister, Maxine, in song, the siblings created an incomparable harmony: the smoothest and most elegant blend in country music. Bonnie offered harmony offstage as well. She brought people together with regal grace and kindness. She lived a remarkable life, singing on grand stages, raising a beloved family, entering the Country Music Hall of Fame, and breaking up with young Elvis Presley because he was, she said, a lousy kisser. Today, she is reunited with Jim Ed, and with her husband of 56 years, Brownie Ring.”
More on Brown, her daughter Kelly Ring, is a co-anchor of the evening news at WTVT-TV in Tampa, Florida. And her brother Jim Ed Brown, eighty-one, died in June of 2015 after he battled lung cancer.