WESM-FM has lost one of its own. Marian C. Birkhead, long-time host of WESM-FM's immensely popular gospel music radio program 'Stairway To Heaven', passed peacefully with a family member at her side on Wednesday, August 24. She was 78.
Funeral arrangements are pending as of the date of this news post.
A native of Salisbury, Maryland, Birkhead was the daughter of the late John and Allie Birkhead and leaves behind two children. She graduated from Salisbury High School and studied at Bennett College in North Carolina.