Gospel Singer Marin Sapp's Wife MaLinda Sapp Dies of Cancer

Gospel singer Marvin Sapp lost his wife, MaLinda Sapp, to cancer yesterday. He couple had three children, Marvin II, Mikaila, and Madisson.

Contactmusic News posted that Verity Records, Sapps label, confirmed the news:

As well as being a wife, MaLinda was also Marvins manager, and served as Executive Producer on many of his recordings she was also a professional counsellor and pastor at her husbands Full Life Center Church in Michigan.

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: Moving performance by Marvin Sapp at Verizon Wireless' How Sweet the Sound at Oracle Arena in Oakland, CA on October 10, 2009 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images for Verizon Wireless)

Marvin Sapp is considered one of the most popular and successful gospel stars with hits such as Never Would Have Made It and The Best In Me. In 2009, he won all seven Gospel Stellar Awards he was nominated for.

His wife, MaLinda, passed away yesterday morning due to complications from colon cancer. No further details have been released. The Lighthouse Full Life Center Church posted a request for prayer for MaLinda on its official site, initiating 24-hour prayer intersession for the ailing woman.

Our prayers remain with the Sapp family.

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