Ava started singing professionally at the age of 3yrs old featured in local churches in the Dallas-Ft Worth area of Texas. Ava loves the Lord with all her heart and it shows in her anointed singing! Her testimony of God’s healing power in her body alone is worth having her come and minister to your Church.
In 1980 she began traveling with Wally Fowler of Nashville, Tenn. as a featured and background vocalist. The group was called Wally Fowler and the Tennessee Top Ten. They traveled throughout the United States performing Southern Gospel Music at major venues.
In 1989 Ava moved to Branson, Missouri and began working with several known artists in the gospel music industry, such as Boxcar Willie and Barbara Fairchild. While in Branson, Ava became a major part in the Branson Gospel Music Association. Not only performing but also helping to bring in new talent to perform in the Branson area.
In 2001 Ava was named the Branson Gospel Female Vocalist of the Year. Since winning that award Ava has been traveling throughout the United States singing Southern Gospel Music in churches and other venues. She has been the opening performer for such known Southern Gospel Talent as, Karen Peck & New River, The Hemphills, and others.
In 2001 Ava recorded and released her first album entitled Singin 4 Him. It was a compilation of old and new Southern Gospel Songs.
In 2003 Ava became a national recording artist with the release of her second album entitled “Try Once Again.” Several songs on this album were released to the national media. They included the title song Try Once Again and He Came Through. These songs are being played throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Asia and the Caribbean. This album was produced by Les Butler of Butler Music Group and Family Music Group and recorded in Nashville, TN. Jason and Aaron Crabb of the Crabb Family were gracious enough to sing back up on two of Ava’s songs on this album.
Not long ago at the National Quartet Convention Ms Dottie Rambo agreed to record two duets with Ava. Dottie was called home to heaven before that happened. Ava has spent most of her time touring throughout the Midwest and Southeastern United States singing and giving her testimony at churches, women’s conferences and other venue’s. She has been seen on National TV on the Jim Bakker Show out of Branson, MO and the Jimmy Snow show in Nashville, TN. She would love to come and lift up the name of Jesus through song at your next event.
In 2009 Ava recorded and released her third album entitled His Grace Is Amazing.
In 2011 Ava recorded and releaser her fourth and newest album entitled Stones.
Ava won the 2012 Beacon Award for Soloist of the year and her new single "Stones" won the 2012 Beacon award for song of the year.
Ava has a wonderful testimony of how God has healed her body that she loves to share with others. Ava has shared the stage with such artist’s as; Marty Robbin’s, Mel Tillis, Merle Haggard, Marty Haggard, Roy Acuff, Willie Nelson, Howard & Vestal Goodman, Johnny Minick, The Florida Boy’s, Gold City, Karen Peck & New River, The Hemphill’s, and the Chuckwagon Gang, as well as others