Rance Allen

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Rance Allen (November 19, 1948 – October 31, 2020[1]) was an American Bishop, Minister, and gospel singer. He was the founder and leader of the Rance Allen Group.[2]

He was the senior pastor of the New Bethel Church Of God In Christ in Toledo, Ohio.[3] In November 2011, Allen became Bishop in the Church of God in Christ, for the Michigan Northwestern Harvest Jurisdiction.

Allen was born in Monroe, Michigan.[4][5]

Allen died on October 31, 2020 from surgery-related problems, aged 71.[1][6]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Kuehnlein, McKenzie. "Gospel legend Bishop Rance Allen dies at the age of 71". 13abc.com. Retrieved 2020-10-31.
  2. Willis, Fred (April 9, 2014). "There's no stopping the show-stopping Rance Allen Group at Jazz Fest". AXS. Retrieved 2014-04-09.
  3. "Bishop Rance Allen Bio". The Rance Allen Group. Retrieved 2012-12-03.
  4. Genzlinger, Neil (2020-11-13). "Rance Allen, Frontman of a New-Sounding Gospel Group, Dies at 71". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2020-11-15.
  5. "THE OFFICIAL RANCE ALLEN GROUP SITE - NEW MUSIC | NEW VIDEOS | BAND MEMBER BIO'S AND MORE". theranceallengroup.com. Retrieved 2020-11-15.
  6. CNN, Alaa Elassar. "Gospel legend Bishop Rance Allen dies at age 71". CNN. Retrieved 2020-11-01. {{cite web}}: |last= has generic name (help)