By Paul Belcher
Monday, November 12, 2012
Singing News has learned that "Mammie" Lou Belcher has passed away. Known as "Sister Mammie" to an untold number of artists, she was known for feeding many meals to Gospel singers when they passed through Detroit on their way to their dates. They knew just to park the bus in her front yard and come in for a home-cooked meal. Numerous groups placed their feet under Sister Mammie's table.
Lou Belcher resided in Tellico Plains, TN on her family's farm.
Beirley Hale Funeral Home, in Tellico Plains, TN, is in charge of visitation, which will be held on Tuesday, November 13 from 5-8pm. The funderal will be Wednesday, November 14 at 10am at her home church of Cane Creek Baptist in Tellico Plains.