Former 'Idols SA' contestant Terra Cox dead.

Former ‘Idols SA’ contestant Terra Cox dead. Image via Twitter @robertgillmer

‘Idols SA’s’ Terra Cox memorial service details confirmed

The memorial service for ‘Idols SA’ contestant, Tersius Eathon Kocks aka Terra Cox will be held on Wednesday evening, 30 August.

Former 'Idols SA' contestant Terra Cox dead.

Former ‘Idols SA’ contestant Terra Cox dead. Image via Twitter @robertgillmer

The entertainment fraternity has been hit by yet another tragedy, following the death of former Idols SA singer Terra Cox.

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Sunday World confirms that the memorial service for Idols SA season contestant, Terra Cox who passed away on Sunday, 27 August will be held on Wednesday evening, 30 August at the JD Thomas Hall in Eden Park. 

The publication adds that the singer, real name Tersius Eathon Kocks was signed by Gallo Records after his exit from the singing competition and pursued music full-time recording songs and performing live.

Kocks disappeared from the limelight as he struggled with mental health due to depression, adds the Sunday tabloid.

The Citizen reveals his passing was announced by Alton Zakay Music in a statement: “It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Tersius Eathon Kocks known as Terra Cox. We want to express our sincere condolences.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends. We hope that they find peace and comfort during this difficult time of bereavement. We will share more details on how we will commemorate and celebrate the life of a great brother, artist, and friend,” the label said.

The South African will report his cause of death and announce details of his funeral service as soon as the information becomes available.

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@Isabel_kaNdlovu: “His performances were amazing, especially Love on the Brain. May his soul rest in peace.”

@SisQavile: “He did Rihanna’s Love on the brain so beautifully; may he rest in peace.”

@Twiggli: “I still get goosebumps when I think about the time, he sang Tevin’s song Tell Me What You Want Me To Do May his soul rest in peace.”

@MaabuleM: “One thing about Idols, it brings you depression. Rip soldier…. Unathi is definitely disgusted.”

@Mofirephopho: “What no Terra was one of my favorites in that season. His idyllic moment when he performed Man on Mirror by Michael Jackson. Huh RIP king.”

@Ray_of_Lerato: “Oh no my favourite contestant of all time. He looked to sad spiritually I hoped he would get well.”

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