John P. Kee is celebrating the 100th birthday of his grandmother Ethel Shannon today, June 9, with a free concert at Durham’s Union Baptist Church on 904 North Roxboro Street. The musical starts at 3:00 PM.
Mother Shannon, whose birthday is Monday, June 11, was featured on Kee’s V.I.P. Mass Choir project Lily In The Valley.
Earlier this week, Kee invited fans to send birthday cards and well wishes to 118 Leacroft Way, Durham, NC 27703.
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