Memorial Service

  viaCBSNews: Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna, will be remembered at a memorial at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Monday at 10 a.m. PT (or 1 p.m. ET) There were 20,000 tickets available for purchase. More than 100,000 people tried to get tickets Streets and businesses around the arena will be closed. The […]

via KTLA/CNN WIRE AND RICK CHAMBERS,: A memorial service has been announced yesterday for Basketball Great Kobe Bryant his daughter Gianna and the other passengers that were killed last month in a helicopter crash in California. The other victims were Gianna’s teammates Alyssa Altobelli and Payton Chester; Alyssa’s parents, John and Keri; Payton’s mother, Sarah; assistant girls basketball coach Christina Mauser; and helicopter […]

via usatoday: Those who want to celebrate rapper Nipsey Hussle’s life can apply for free tickets to his memorial service starting Tuesday, according to details released Monday by Staples Center. The service honoring the murdered rapper will begin at Thursday at 10 a.m. PDT and is scheduled to run for two hours at the downtown Los […]

via Elev8: Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, celebrated as an anti-apartheid champion for South Africa’s oppressed and poor, will receive a national funeral later this month, newly installed South African president Cyril Ramaphosa said. The death of the former first lady of South Africa and former wife of the late Nelson Mandela was announced on Monday after she battled a “long” illness. She was 81. Madikizela-Mandela’s […]

  via KCBS/KPIX: Singers from around the country came together in the Bay Area Tuesday evening to pay homage to the late Oakland gospel giant Edwin Hawkins. It is the first night of a two-night “Celebration of Life” being held at Harbor Light Church in Fremont. Grammy-Award winning Gospel Artist, Donald Lawrence served as the […]

via FirstLadyB: Lady JoeNell Summerfield memorial service was held yesterday at Word of God Fellowship Church and Academy in Raleigh, North Carolina.  Her four children, who are mourning the death of both of their parents shared with the congregation that this has been a traumatic year. The Summerfield children, who are all in ministry lost their father, Bishop Frank Summerfield, Jul 2nd […]

 Cuba Gooding Sr., the late R&B soul singer who sang lead vocals for the legendary “Main Ingredient” for 45 years, will be memorialized in grand fashion, as the singer returns to Harlem. The Memorial Service will be held Saturday, April 29 at 4:00 p.m. at the Apollo Theater, 235 W. 125th St. in Harlem, New […]

*Grammy winner Yolanda Adams sang two songs at the memorial service of Craig Sager on Tuesday. The beloved TNT broadcaster, 65, died Thursday following a two-year fight with acute myeloid leukemia. Many of the mourners at Mount Bethel United Methodist Church in Marietta, Georgia granted one of Sager’s final wishes and wore bright colors, in honor […]

PAUL MORIGI/GETTY IMAGES A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday (August 15) at University Circle United Methodist Church at 1919 E. 107th Street in Cleveland. LaTourette, 62, had been battling pancreatic cancer over the year. In a WKYC interview with Congressman LaTourette in March, he told WKYC that he was feeling good […]

Tickets are no longer being distributed for the Muhammad Ali memorial service at the KFC Yum! Center on Friday. A large group of people lined up outside the Yum! Center as early as 4:30 a.m. on Wednesday. LMPD officers allowed the official line to form just before 6 a.m. Within an hour, the line stretched several […]

CINCINNATI — The college student who gained national attention by following her dream to play basketball despite a grim diagnosis of a brain tumor, will be remembered today. A memorial service will be held for Lauren Hill who passed away on Friday. She was only 19 years old. The public visitation and memorial will be […]

Hundreds of people, including several celebrities, packed West Angeles Church of God In Christ Tuesday for an evening filled with music in celebration of the life of Andrae Crouch. The seven-time Grammy award-winning gospel singer, songwriter and choir director died at Northridge Hospital Medical Center on Jan. 7 at the age of 72. Reverend Jesse […]