Monique Serf, 67, known professionally simply as Barbara...


November 29, 1997

Monique Serf, 67, known professionally simply as Barbara, a popular French singer whose lilting soprano voice and moving lyrics filled music halls for three decades, died Monday in Paris of toxic shock syndrome.

Aileene Hanks, 64, the gospel singer who coined the Martha White advertising slogan "Goodness gracious, it's good," died Monday in Gadsden, Ala., after suffering a stroke.

Stephen L. R. McNichols, 83, Colorado's first governor to serve a four-year term and the first to live in the governor's mansion, died Tuesday in Denver.

Fenton Robinson, 62, a blues guitarist, singer and composer, died Tuesday in Rockford, Ill., of complications from brain cancer.

Pub Date: 11/29/97

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