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via newsone/Written By Bruce C.T. Wright:’ Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna were buried during a private funeral in southern California, according to multiple reports. Their funeral came on Friday, nearly two weeks after they and seven other people died in a helicopter crash while traveling on their way to a basketball game that Kobe was going to coach and Gianna […]

via GetUpMornings/MauretteBrown-Clark: Recently, some of the nations top gospel artists gathered to pay their respects and support gospel artist Micah Stampley and his family at the funeral services for his 15-year-old daughter Mary. Mary died from complications from a seizure and since, the gospel community and the world at large have been praying for the Stampley family. […]

via samsylk/TMZ/hiphollywood: John ‘Pops” Witherspoon was laid to rest yesterday at Forrest Lawn in Los Angeles with a star studded cast that the legendary actor/comedian was worthy of receiving. Ice Cube, Chris Tucker, David Letterman, Cedric the Entertainer, Witherspoon’s Wayans Bros co-star Shawn Wayans, Bill Bellamy, George Wallace, Robert Townsend, The Boondocks creator Aaaron McGruder, Representative Maxine […]

via CNN: People gather to remember the life of Atatiana Jefferson yesterday… A pastor read the crowd a letter from her mother. A large photo of Jefferson lay next to her casket, which was blue — her favorite color. “You often said you were going to change the world. ” Rev. Jaime Kowlessar said Thursday, […]

via BlackAmericaWeb: The funeral for Atatiana Jefferson has been postponed due to a family dispute. Her father,  Marquis Jefferson, has been granted a temporary order of protection stopping the funeral from happening. It was originally scheduled for October 19th, 2019. According to NBC News, Jefferson felt he was excluded from the planning of his daughter’s funeral so […]

via BCNN1: Jefferson is the Fort Worth woman fatally shot in her own home last Saturday as a police officer investigated an open structure call at her home. The officer who shot Jefferson, Aaron Dean, resigned and was later arrested on a murder charge. Jefferson’s funeral will be held at The Potter’s House of Dallas at […]

via EEWMagazine/ J.T. Washington: On Tuesday, Sep. 10, family and friends laid to rest GRAMMY® Award-winning producer, LaShawn “Big Shiz” Daniels, who died in a tragic car accident Tuesday, Sep. 3. Famed composer, Kirk Franklin, who was among those in attendance at the invitation-only, private funeral, had a difficult time processing the loss—something he took […]

via Wkyc: The Cleveland Cavaliers have announced details for the visitation of and funeral for long-time television play-by-play announcer Fred McLeod, who passed away suddenly, at the age of 67, on Monday evening. McLeod’s family will receive friends this Friday, September 13th from 1-4 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. at Busch’s funeral home in Fairview Park. […]

via eurweb/BlackAmericaWeb: According to sources close the family, Kristoff St. John will be laid to rest next to his late son. St. John, who starred on CBS’ “The Young and the Restless,” will be buried at Valley Oaks Memorial Park in Westlake Village, California … in a plot right beside the grave of Julian St. John, who tragically […]

via FirstLadyB: Jackson family patriarch, Joe Jackson was laid to rest Monday in California. Jackson’s service was held at Forest lawn in Glendale, California, the same place Michael Jackson is entombed Janet Jackson, and her son Eissa Al Mana were spotted at the funeral services for her father. Thanks to the folks at TMZ, there are a couple of photos floating around […]

via fox8cleveland: Funeral arrangements were announced late Tuesday for former first lady Barbara Bush. According to a post on the George Bush Presidential Library Foundation website, the public will be able to pay their respects to Mrs. Bush on Friday, April 20th. She will lay in repose from noon to midnight at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church in […]

via BlackAmericaWeb: Kenneka Jenkins has finally been laid to rest. On Saturday (Sep. 30) more than 1,000 people — many who never knew Jenkins — turned out for the Chicago teen’s wake and funeral at the House of Hope Church. According to the Chicago Sun Times, these guests wanted to show their respect for Jenkin’s life and her grieving mother Teresa Martin, who […]