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RECOVERED, THE STATE SAYS THAT NUMBER IS MORE THAN

THAT NUMBER IS MORE THAN 8300.

8300. >> TONIGHT WERE HEARING

>> TONIGHT WERE HEARING FROM A WELL-KNOWN DETROIT

FROM A WELL-KNOWN DETROIT PASTOR ABOUT THE TOLL THIS

PASTOR ABOUT THE TOLL THIS VIRUS HAS TAKEN ON HIS

VIRUS HAS TAKEN ON HIS FAMILY.

FAMILY. >> BISHOP J DREW SHERD LOST

>> BISHOP J DREW SHERD LOST HIS MOTHER TO COMPLICATIONS

HIS MOTHER TO COMPLICATIONS FROM CORONAVIRUS.

FROM CORONAVIRUS. LARRY SPRUILL REPORTS SHES

LARRY SPRUILL REPORTS SHES NOT THE ONLY ONE IN HIS

NOT THE ONLY ONE IN HIS FAMILY WHO BATTLED THE VIRUS.

FAMILY WHO BATTLED THE VIRUS. >> Reporter: THE BISHOP SAYS

>> Reporter: THE BISHOP SAYS LAST FEW WEEKS HAVE BEEN AN

LAST FEW WEEKS HAVE BEEN AN EMOTIONAL ROLLER COASTER FOR

EMOTIONAL ROLLER COASTER FOR HIS FAMILY.

HIS FAMILY. THEY HAVE HAD SOME HIGHS AND

THEY HAVE HAD SOME HIGHS AND OBVIOUSLY, THEYVE HAD

OBVIOUSLY, THEYVE HAD SOME LOWS.

SOME LOWS. BOTH HIM AND HIS WIFE FAMOUS

BOTH HIM AND HIS WIFE FAMOUS GOSPEL SINGER KAREN CLARK

GOSPEL SINGER KAREN CLARK ARE SHARING THEIR FAVORITE

ARE SHARING THEIR FAVORITE MEMORIES OF WHO MANY CALL

MEMORIES OF WHO MANY CALL MAMA.

MAMA. >> MY MOTHER WAS A

>> MY MOTHER WAS A TREMENDOUS WOMAN.

TREMENDOUS WOMAN. SHE WAS LOVED BY MANY.

SHE WAS LOVED BY MANY. >> Reporter: SATURDAY BISHOP

>> Reporter: SATURDAY BISHOP PASTOR OF THE INSTITUTIONAL

PASTOR OF THE INSTITUTIONAL CHURCH OF GOD AND CHRIST

CHURCH OF GOD AND CHRIST HERE IN DETROIT AND HIS WIFE

HERE IN DETROIT AND HIS WIFE KAREN CLARK REMEMBER AN

KAREN CLARK REMEMBER AN IMPORTANT PART OF THEIR

IMPORTANT PART OF THEIR FAMILY HIS MOTHER WILLA.

FAMILY HIS MOTHER WILLA. >> ON MARCH 23rd, MY MOM AND

>> ON MARCH 23rd, MY MOM AND DAD, AND MY DAUGHTER

DAD, AND MY DAUGHTER ACTUALLY WENT OVER AND

ACTUALLY WENT OVER AND CONVINCED THEM TO GO TO THE

CONVINCED THEM TO GO TO THE HOSPITAL BECAUSE THEY

HOSPITAL BECAUSE THEY WERENT FEELING WELL.

WERENT FEELING WELL. THEY BOTH TESTED POSITIVE

THEY BOTH TESTED POSITIVE FOR THE CORONAVIRUS.

FOR THE CORONAVIRUS. MY DAD CAME HOME A FEW DAYS

MY DAD CAME HOME A FEW DAYS LATER.

LATER. IT WAS OBVIOUS THAT THEY HAD

IT WAS OBVIOUS THAT THEY HAD SENT HIM HOME TOO EARLY SO

SENT HIM HOME TOO EARLY SO HE HAD TO BE TAKEN BACK TO

HE HAD TO BE TAKEN BACK TO THE HOSPITAL.

THE HOSPITAL. MY MOTHER ACTUALLY PASSED ON

MY MOTHER ACTUALLY PASSED ON 19th OF APRIL IN ROYAL OAK

19th OF APRIL IN ROYAL OAK BEAUMONT.

BEAUMONT. >> Reporter: THE BISHOP SAYS

>> Reporter: THE BISHOP SAYS ALL OF THIS HAPPENED IN SUCH

ALL OF THIS HAPPENED IN SUCH A SHORT TIME FRAME.

A SHORT TIME FRAME. FRIDAY THEY CELEBRATED THE

FRIDAY THEY CELEBRATED THE LIFE OF HIS MOTHER MANY CALL

LIFE OF HIS MOTHER MANY CALL MAMA SHERD.

MAMA SHERD. >> WE, OUR FAMILY, ABIDED BY

>> WE, OUR FAMILY, ABIDED BY THE EXECUTIVE ORDER OF OUR

THE EXECUTIVE ORDER OF OUR GOVERNOR.

GOVERNOR. WE DID NOT HAVE, WE DID NOT

WE DID NOT HAVE, WE DID NOT EXCEED OUR LIMIT OF I THINK

EXCEED OUR LIMIT OF I THINK IT WAS 10 OR 15 IN THE

IT WAS 10 OR 15 IN THE AUDITORIUM.

AUDITORIUM. JUST VERY HURTFUL BUT AT THE

JUST VERY HURTFUL BUT AT THE SAME TIME, REWARDING KNOWING

SAME TIME, REWARDING KNOWING THAT SHE KNEW GOD THE WAY

THAT SHE KNEW GOD THE WAY SHE.

SHE. >> Reporter: GOSPEL LEGEND

>> Reporter: GOSPEL LEGEND KAREN CLARK SAYS THE LAST

KAREN CLARK SAYS THE LAST COUPLE WEEKS HAVE BEEN AN

COUPLE WEEKS HAVE BEEN AN EMOTIONAL ROLLER COASTER.

EMOTIONAL ROLLER COASTER. LIFETIME NETWORK AIRED A

LIFETIME NETWORK AIRED A MOVIE ABOUT THE CLARK

MOVIE ABOUT THE CLARK SISTERS.

SISTERS. >> TO MILLIONS OF VIEWERS.

>> TO MILLIONS OF VIEWERS. >> TO MILLIONS OF VIEWERS.

>> TO MILLIONS OF VIEWERS. WATCH THE MOVIE THE

WATCH THE MOVIE THE CLARKSONS THAT WAS JUST SO

CLARKSONS THAT WAS JUST SO EXCITING FOR US.

EXCITING FOR US. THEN, ON THE OTHER HAND, YOU

THEN, ON THE OTHER HAND, YOU KNOW WERE PRAYING FOR OUR

KNOW WERE PRAYING FOR OUR MOM AND OUR DAD AND IM

MOM AND OUR DAD AND IM TRYING TO UPHOLD MY HUSBAND.

TRYING TO UPHOLD MY HUSBAND. SO THERE WAS A LOT OF MIXED

SO THERE WAS A LOT OF MIXED EMOTIONS.

EMOTIONS. >> Reporter: WE BELIEVE THAT

>> Reporter: WE BELIEVE THAT GOD IS SEEING US THROUGH IT.

GOD IS SEEING US THROUGH IT. >> Reporter: REPORTING ON

>> Reporter: REPORTING ON DETROITS WESTSIDE LARRY

DETROITS WESTSIDE LARRY SPRUILL, LOCAL 4.

SPRUILL, LOCAL 4. >> THE BISHOP TELLS US HIS

>> THE BISHOP TELLS US HIS FATHER IS RECOVERING.

FATHER IS RECOVERING. HIS BROTHER ALSO CAUGHT

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