According to a press release, the founder and president of Born Again Records, Barnett Williams, has died. The announcement was made Friday, November 11, 2011.
Williams was responsible for giving the world Christian comedian Broderick E. Rice, James Grear and Company, Mary Floyd, 5 A.M. Praise, Tim “Bishop” Brown, Sonya Barry and many others.
With over 30 recordings and fifteen Billboard chart toppers, Born Again Records has transpired as one of the leading independent gospel music record labels. Their latest effort was the compilation entitled, Tell the Truth, Shame the Devil, which celebrated artists from its inception to the present.
The Celebration of Life for Barnett Williams will be held on Friday November 18, 2011 from 10 am PST to 12 pm PST at Sword of the Spirit, 17440 Bellflower Road in Bellflower, CA 90706.