Thursday, October 23, 2014
Bishop Clarence Charles Lewis, Sr. Passes
Written by Sentinel Wire Service 09 August 2013
Bishop Clarence C. Lewis , Senior made his transition on Monday evening ,  July29 in Los Angeles. He was born September 9, 1916  in New Orleans.  In 1934 he married his childhood sweetheart Anna Bell ... read more >>
Tennis & Golf Pioneer Eoline Thornton Passes at 95
Written by Cora Jackson-Fossett Sentinel Religion Editor 01 August 2013
Eoline Thornton on the golf course in the 1950s.  In the 1940s and 50s, few African American women embraced tennis and golf.  Los Angeles native Eoline Corita Thornton loved the game and broke many ... read more >>
Mary Louise Guides Community Pillar House of Winston
Written by KENNETH MILLER Assistant Managing Editor 01 August 2013
House of Winston Mortuary CEO Mary Louise Winston shares a laugh with friends at Jefferson High School’s 65th anniversary recently. The Lasting Legacy of Her Husband James Winston For nearly 40 years, ... read more >>
Karlotta Nelson Muhammad October 18, 1942 - June 26, 2013
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 July 2013
Funeral services were held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, July 8 at Calvary Chapel of the Harbour for Sister Karlotta Nelson Muhammad, who made her transition on June 26, 2013.Sister Karlotta grew up, nourished ... read more >>
The Legacy of Paulette Angela DeSuzia: Celebrating the life of musical phenom Paulette Angela DeSuzia
Written by Shonassee Shaver Sentinel Intern 12 July 2013
A music maven, Paulette Angela DeSuzia passed away June 3, 2013. She was a talented and inspiring woman. She was born January 1, 1942 to parents Marion Paul Moore-DeSuzia and Felix DeSuzia. She was ... read more >>
Written by Sentinel News Service 12 July 2013
Zelma Ruth Miles Stennis painting by Artis Lane The City of Angels lost one of its most vibrant, often designated honorary seraphim, Zelma Stennis, on July 2. 2013. She died at home of natural causes ... read more >>
Written by Sentinel New Service 10 May 2013
Pearl Sabrina Bausley, 81, passed on Thursday, May 2, 2013.   Ms. Bausley was the mother of JL Armstrong, Associate Minister at FAME Church and National Manager, Corporate Affairs, Toyota Motors ... read more >>
Daniel Lee Jones Passes
Written by Sentinel New Service 10 May 2013
Daniel Lee Jones passed away Thursday, May 2, 2013 in Inglewood, California. He passed peacefully in his sleep of natural causes. Daniel Lee Jones was born to Leonard Clevland Jones and Ida Mae Bailey ... read more >>
James L. Tolbert Succumbs
Written by Sentinel New Service 10 May 2013
  One of the first African-American entertainment attorneys in Los Angeles, his career and political accomplishments from the early 1960s to the late 1990s impacted the city in several meaningful ways. ... read more >>
Maxine A. Smith, Memphis civil rights leader, dies
Written by Associated Press 03 May 2013
Maxine Smith listens to former president Bill Clinton during the 2003 Freedom Awards public forum at the Temple of Deliverance. Smith was awarded the 2003 National Freedom Award, October 28, 2003. ... read more >>
In Loving Memory of Cecil Depriest Seals
Written by sentinel News Service 02 May 2013
March 15, 1922 – May 6, 2011 When tomorrow starts without me, and I’m not there to see; If the sun should rise and find your eyes, all filled with tears for me. I wish so much you wouldn’t ... read more >>
Reecy W. Hightower Succumbs
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 May 2013
The angels descended down from heaven on April 26, 2013 at 9:45pm. to retrieve Ms. Reecy W. Hightower, at her home in Los Angeles, CA. She was born on August 27, 1930 in Oak Grove, Oklahoma, the fifth ... read more >>
Long-Time Owner of Athens Barbershop Augustus McGrew Passes
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 May 2013
  The family of Augustus McGrew, long-time owner of the Athens Barbershop located at the intersection of 120th and Vermont in Los Angeles, has announced his passing.  Mr. McGrew passed away from complications ... read more >>
Written by Dr. Conrad Worrill Special to the Sentinel 02 May 2013
 Walter Fleming Worrill made his transition into eternity at 3:52 a.m., April 8, 2013 in Pasadena, California’s Huntington Hospital. Walter Fleming Worrill was born on May 12, 1914 to Oscar Sr. ... read more >>
Written by Sentinel Wire Service 02 May 2013
On April 2, 1930, a beautiful baby girl, Lois Bernadine Cousin, was the middle child born to Rev. Sylvester A. and Marlena Cousin. Bernadine, as she was called, was the only girl in the family, having ... read more >>
Happy 89th Birthday Gwen Green
Written by Gwen Green Family 26 April 2013
  You are an inspiration for women everywhere. Photo courtesy of Gwen Green family   read more >>
Happy 99th Birthday OV Smith
Written by OV Smith Family 26 April 2013
May God Bless you with 99 more!! Photo: Courtesy of OV Smith family.   read more >>
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 April 2013
Legendary Civil Rights and entertainment attorney Leo Branton, Jr., passed away on April 19, 2013 at Kaiser Cadillac Hospital in Los Angeles, CA, at the age of 91.  The well-prepared and outspoken ... read more >>
Roosevelt Roby dies at 70; was global business leader
Written by Sentinel News Service 25 April 2013
Roosevelt Roby Roosevelt Roby, entrepreneur, founder and CEO of World Business Exchange Network [WBE.NET] died at age 70. Best known for his homespun humor, passion for business, and dedication to ... read more >>
VAN ALEXANDER: Michael Jackson Company Executive Passes Away
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 April 2013
(L-R) Linda Mayhand Parrish, Michael Jackson's hair stylist; Jamie Foster Brown, Founder and Owner, Sister-2-Sister Magazine; the late "King of Pop," Michael Jackson; Raymone K. Bain, MJ Spokesperson/General ... read more >>
Hafeesah Asya Simmons known as Sista X, 71 passes away
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 April 2013
Hafeesah Asya Simmons known as Sista X, age 71 died March 16, 2013, at Westlake Convalescent Hospital, Los Angeles, CA. She lived her life in Los Angeles, California as a vegetarian, cook, writer, ... read more >>
Velma Owen Benton passes away
Written by Special to the Sentinel 05 April 2013
Velma Owens Benton, from Jackson, Michigan, became a devoted military wife; a world traveler; an educator; a loving mother; a doting grandmother and was a shining example of a progressive, Christian ... read more >>
Kathryn C. Lee, co-publisher of the Sacramento Observer passes at 77
Written by By Genoa Barrow Special to the NNPA from the Sacramento Observer 05 April 2013
Kathryn C. Lee (Courtesy of Sacramento Observer) She was a contestant in the Miss Amigos pageant in Sacramento in 1954, but those who knew her said her true beauty lie in her ability to help provide ... read more >>
Ophelia Jones' Transition
Written by Sentinel Wire Service 28 March 2013
In memory of the passing of Mrs. Ophelia Jones, a community activist, as well as an adviser and aunt to Board of Equalization Chairman Jerome Horton  and Inglewood City Clerk Yvonne Horton, services ... read more >>
Written by Sentinel Wire Service 28 March 2013
Elroy Bond (March 28, 1934 – February 25, 2013), 78, 5911 S. LeDoux Road, Ladera Heights, passed away Monday, February 25th of natural causes.  A devoted alumnus of his beloved Fisk University, ... read more >>

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