In Loving Memory

Kobe Bryant and Gianna Bryant are at peace. The NBA star and his 13-year-old daughter were laid to rest on Tuesday at a private funeral in the Los Angeles area according to E News! A public memorial service for the Bryants will be held on February 24th at Staples Center. The Bryants, along with Christina Mauser, John Altobelli, Keri Altobelli, Alyssa […]

  In what turned out to be the last time she would grace a stage, Whitney Houston along with singer Kelly Price blessed the audience with a rendition of “Jesus Loves Me.” Hours later, Houston would pass away. Today we remember the amazing talent that is Whitney Houston. RELATED: Legends: 7 Whitney Houston Duets You […]

The public memorial service for Kobe Bryant and eight others who were killed in a helicopter crash last month has been set. The city of Los Angeles will hold the public memorial on February 24 at Staples Center, per the Los Angeles Times. It is not lost on Kobe fans that the numbers 2 and 24 represent […]

Kirk Douglas, one of the original superstars of Hollywood’s Golden Age, has died. Douglas, 103, passed away on Wednesday after years of declining health. He had suffered a stroke in 1996 and regained the majority of his facilities as his life progressed. His son, Michael Douglas made the announcement to PEOPLE of his father’s passing. “It is […]

Who didn’t love Schoolhouse Rock! every Saturday morning on ABC? The songs left an indelible impression on children, young and old. Well, the voice of many of the songs from Schoolhouse Rock!, Jazz trumpeter and singer Jack Sheldon, passed away passed away on December 27, 2019. He was best known as the behind such songs […]

Lois Evans, the wife of Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship senior pastor Tony Evans has passed away. She was 70. Tony Evans shared the news about his wife’s passing on his official Facebook page. “Just before the sun came up this morning, the love of my life, Lois Irene Evans, transitioned from earth and watched her first […]

In the film Remember The Titans, Coach Herman Boone, played by Denzel Washington helped lead a group of young men at an Alexandria, Virginia high school not only come face to face with integration but also become winners. The film, which celebrated the transformation of race relations in the city in the context of the civil rights movement […]

Famed Civil Rights Icon and Legendary Gospel Artist, The Reverend Clay Evans, passed on Wednesday, November 27, 2019. Evans was the retired Pastor of Fellowship Baptist Church in Chicago. He was 94 years old. Evans gained national notoriety for his rousing sermons, energetic storytelling style performed on television with his choirs, and for helping to […]

The holidays are always tough for those who’ve lost someone during the year. Whether it be a parent, a beloved aunt or uncle, a grandmother, a child or even a friend, grief hits in waves that few are truly prepared for. WhatsYourGrief has compiled a list of 64 tips to help you keep pushing forward […]

In Loving Memory

The advocate and religious leader marched with Dr. King and implemented programs throughout Chicago.

Earlier this year, we solicited prayers on behalf of the family of the Godfather of Gospel Music, Rev. Timothy Wright. His son, Danny Wright, had been found unconscious in his van after suffering a stroke. He had been there for many hours before being found and rushed to the hospital. Since then, he made great […]

John “Pops” Witherspoon, the comedian known for hit roles as Willie Jones in Friday as well as Robert “Grandad” Freeman has passed away according to Deadline. He was 77. “It is with deepest sorrow that we can confirm our beloved husband and father, John Witherspoon, one of the hardest working men in show business, died […]