Dr. Mable John

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Dr. Mable John

FOUNDER OF JOY COMMUNITY OUTREACH

Born in Louisiana to Mertis and Lillie John, Mable is the eldest of ten sisters and brothers.A former R&B vocalist, she is the sister of the late-great Little Willie John. When she embarked on her singing career, she received a bit of advice from her already famous brother. “Either be a star or pack your bags and go home”. Mable heeded his advice; she is indeed a star.During the 50’s and 60’s, John toured the South with some of the biggest names of that era: Jimmy Reed, Shirley and Lee, B.B. King, Sam Cooke, The Flamingo’s and others.

Now living in the Los Angeles area, John is Pastor of “Joy In Jesus Ministries” with an evangelistic outreach called “A PLACE TO PRAY”, where she feeds the hungry and gives clothes to the needy on a daily basis. The ministry has a full line referral service that assist men and women on how to reclaim their place in society. July 1993, John received her Doctrine of Divinity degree from the Crenshaw Christian Center. Mable John now ministers through song and has chosen to sing the gospel. Her first gospel album “WHERE CAN I FIND JESUS” has been released on her family owned independent label, Meda Records.

WEBSITE: JoyinJesus.org

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