NEW YORK (CBSDFW.COM) – Funk, soul and R&B singer Sharon Jones died on Friday of pancreatic cancer. She was 60.READ MORE: Granbury Mayor Nin Hulett Resigns Following Felony DWI Arrest
The enigmatic lead singer of Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, Jones was first diagnosed with cancer in the summer of 2013 but later went into remission nine months later. The cancer returned in 2015.
The Dap-Kings were by Jones’ side when she passed away, according to their website, which also has the following statement up: “We are deeply saddened to announce that Sharon Jones has passed away after a heroic battle against pancreatic cancer.”READ MORE: North Texas Graduates Navigate Next Chapter Amid Pandemic Job Market
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