Known for her incredible voice and the anointed spirit she brought to every performance, gospel singer duranice pace passed away on Thursday. Pace was the oldest of the renowned sibling gospel group the Anointed Pace Sisters. She had recently become a social media star after her clip of singing went viral on TikTok.
Pace had been open about her battles with illness and hardship throughout the years, testifying of having overcome sexual abuse and thyroid cancer. She had even defied doctors’ predictions that she would not speak or sing again after being fed rat poison as a child.
It was reported that the gospel singer was hospitalized at the beginning of January, and her family didn’t reveal what was wrong with her. But the social media was soon flooded with messages about her death and fans shared their condolences for the deceased singer.
According to a source, the singer had been diagnosed with kidney failure and it was what ultimately led to her death. She had been fighting the condition for a while, but it was too much for her body to handle. She was surrounded by her family and friends when she died, and she left behind many devoted fans.
Pace was born on May 13, 1958, in Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia to Pastor Murphy J. Pace Jr and Bettie Ann Pace in a town called Poole Creek. She had eight siblings – Phyllis Pace-Martin, June Pace-Martin, LaShun Pace, Melonda Pace, Leslie Pace, Dejuaii Pace, Latrice Pace, and Lydia Pace.
The family of the gospel singer was in shock when they heard about her passing. They are asking for prayers and blessings from all her fans and family members. She will be missed by all who loved her and were inspired by her beautiful singing.
There has been no official word from the family about what caused duranice pace to pass away, but her family is trying to keep her privacy intact as they grieve her loss. She was a beloved daughter, sister, aunt, cousin, niece, and friend to everyone who knew her.
Various people took to Twitter and Facebook to pay their tributes to the gospel singer. Many also reminisced about their times together and the great moments they had shared. They also prayed for her soul to rest in peace and asked God to comfort her family during this difficult time.
Besides being a talented gospel singer, Pace was also an inspiration to the world with her bravery and courage. She had once appeared on the popular show Iyanla Fix My Life and told the story of how she and her sisters were victims of sexual abuse at a very young age. Her appearance on the show touched many hearts and made them think about how they could be more grateful for the blessings in their lives. She also had a dream of performing on Broadway someday and her family was always supportive of her desire.