Free Concert and Open Community Event
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 March 2010
Crystal Rene’ Crawford  - FREE CONCERT & OPEN COMMUNITY EVENT -STOP THE VIOLENCE, START THE HEALING!On Sunday, March 14th, 2010, from 5 p.m. until approximately 9 p.m. the family of Crystal ... read more >>
Pamela M. Ruffins Eulogized
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 March 2010
 Pamela Marstel RuffinsPamela M. Ruffins SuccumbsPamela Marstel Ruffins was eulogized on Feb. 19, by her sister, Lana Michelle Ruffins, at the Holy Cross Mortuary Chapel. She was the daughter of the ... read more >>
Hundreds attend City Hall tribute for Charmette Bonpua
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 March 2010
Councilman Herb Wesson eulogizing Charmette Bonpua, his late chief of staff.HUNDREDS ATTEND CITY HALL TRIBUTE FOR CHARMETTE BONPUAHundreds of her City of Los Angeles colleagues, friends and community residents ... read more >>
Mable Ephriam Succumbs
Written by Sentinel News Service 18 February 2010
Mable Ephriam ObituaryMother Mable Ephriam was born Mable Bernice Strong on September 29, 1911 to Tom Strong and Laura Rawls of Crystal Springs, Mississippi.She accepted the Lord as a child in the Methodist ... read more >>
In Memory of Willie Clifford Robinson
Written by Super User 05 February 2010
Willie Clifford Robinson, Sunrise: February 20, 1938, Sunset: January 14, 2010  OBITUARY WILLIE CLIFFORD ROBINSON In remembering and celebrating the beloved Willie Clifford Robinson, we are ... read more >>
Hiawatha Mitchell, Sr.
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 February 2010
Hiawatha Mitchell, Sr. Sunrise: June 22, 1932 – Sunset: January 29, 2010 Hiawatha Mitchell, Sr. June 22, 1932 - January 29,2010 Hiawatha Mitchell Sr. was born in Montgomery, Alabama. He gracefully ... read more >>
Black Publisher Isiah "Ike" Williams: Man who Loved, Lived and Made History
Written by Starla Vaughns Cherin (Florida Courier) 17 December 2009
Black Publisher Isiah "Ike" Williams: Man who Loved, Lived and Made HistoryBy Starla Vaughns CherinSpecial to the NNPA from the Florida CourierA man who loved history, lived history and made history, Isiah ... read more >>
Beatrice Tryon Succumbs
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 December 2009
Beatrice Tryon SuccumbsBeatrice Elizabeth Tryon was born on December 1, 1927 in Phoenix, Arizona. She was the eighth child born to Lucille and Smiley William Joseph.  She was a resident of the Watts ... read more >>
Avery Clayton, Renowned artist passes
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 December 2009
Avery Clayton, Renowned artist passesAvery Clayton, the Man and his ArtThough he carried on his mother’s legacy, he left his own legacy as a master artist and educator. Avery Clayton, artist, ... read more >>
Tommy Jacquette: Legendary L.A. Activist Succumbs
Written by Kathy Williamson (Sentinel Contributor) 19 November 2009
Tommy Jacquette: Legendary L.A. Activist SuccumbsTommy JacquetteHe kept the Watts Summer Festival going for over four decades making it an expression of the Black Cultural Experience. By Kathy Williamson ... read more >>
Melvin E. Triplett Succumbs
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 November 2009
Melvin E. Triplett SuccumbsMelvin E. TriplettSunrise: September 17, 1934Sunset: October 27, 2009Melvin E. Triplett passed away peacefully after 48 years of residency in Los Angeles.He was born in Wakulla, ... read more >>
Alvan Robert Burton
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 November 2009
Alvan Robert BurtonAlvan Robert Burton - Juan E. Morse Much loved and well respected photographer, community advocate, and youth mentor, dies at age 84.Alvan Robert ("Burt") Burton, born to Matt and Arma ... read more >>
Edward Oliver ‘Pete’ Lee Succumbs
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 November 2009
Edward Oliver ‘Pete’ Lee Succumbs Edward Oliver “Pete” Lee transitioned to be with his Lord on October 29, 2009, at the age of 78.  Born on September 29, 1931 in Jefferson, ... read more >>
Wayne B. Standback, Banking Chief Executive Passes
Written by Sentinel News Service 22 October 2009
Wayne B. Standback, Banking Chief Executive Passes Sunrise: October 22, 1955 Sunset: October 13, 2009The banking community lost one of its most valuable assets, Wayne B. Standback, 53, on the evening ... read more >>
Homecoming Services for Arlene Kennedy
Written by Sentinel News Service 22 October 2009
Homecoming Services for Arlene Kennedy ARLENE KENNEDY, an icon in the international Tap Community and Co-Founder and Artistic Director of Universal Dance Designs and the world famous Kennedy Tap Company, ... read more >>
Charles Bookhammer Succumbs
Written by Sentinel News Service 22 October 2009
Charles Bookhammer Succumbs  Funeral services Set for Charles "Chuck" Bookhammer, former Hawthorne Councilmember and Assistant Chief Deputy to former Los Angeles County Supervisor Yvonne B. BurkeFuneral ... read more >>
Marybell Bakewell Laid to Rest
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 22 October 2009
Marybell Bakewell Laid to RestPamela A. Bakewell - Valerie Goodloe for Sentinel  Danny J. Bakewell, Jr. (Left Front), Donny L. Brooks, Sr. (Right Front), Danny J. Bakewell, III (Left Middle), Jamie ... read more >>

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Marybell Brazile Bakewell, Matriarch of the Bakewell Family Succumbs
Written by Sentinel News Service 14 October 2009
Marybell Brazile Bakewell, Matriarch of the Bakewell Family SuccumbsMarybell Bakewell Marybell Bakewell was born April 10, 1925 and passed away in her sleep October 7, 2009 at Arcadia Methodist Hospital.  ... read more >>
Alvin Roman ‘Skip’ Miller Succumbs
Written by Sentinel News Service 23 September 2009
Alvin Roman “Skip” Miller Alvin Roman "Skip" MillerOctober 30, 1946--September 4, 2009 Alvin Roman "Skip" Miller was born in the northeast Bronx, a borough of New York City, on October 30, ... read more >>
"Mother" Mary Henry Laid to Rest
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Assistant Managing Editor) 27 August 2009
 "Mother" Mary Henry 1926 - 2009 "Mother" Mary Henry Laid to RestThe Homecoming to "Mother" Mary Henry was called "A Celebration of A Legend" and the final tribute to this community icon dignified ... read more >>
Iris Johnson-Bright Makers Her Transition
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 August 2009
Iris Johnson-BrightIris Johnson-Bright makes her transitionLegal Community Activist Social Justice Advocate?Longtime legal community activist and social justice advocate Iris Johnson-Bright, Esq. made ... read more >>
Daniel Julius Nash
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 August 2009
Daniel Julius NashDaniel Julius NashSunrise: November 2, 1915Sunset: July 28, 2009Daniel Julius Nash, born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on November 2, 1915 passed away on July 28, 2009 following a brief illness. ... read more >>
In Loving Memory of Milner Rodriguez Fabre
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 August 2009
Milner Fabian Rodriguez FabreIn Loving Memory of Milner Rodriguez FabreMilner Fabian Rodriguez Fabre was born on January 27th, 1924 to the late Sindalous and Adelia Rodriguez. She was called to rest on ... read more >>
Pauline Doris Threats
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 August 2009
Willis D. CollierIn Loving Memory of Pauline Doris ThreatsJanuary 5, 1934 - July 28, 2009Pauline Doris Threats was the second of two children born to Leroy and Maggie Tate on January 5th, 1934, in Memphis, ... read more >>
Willis D. Collier Passes Away
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 August 2009
Willis D. CollierWillis D. CollierManagement consultant to L.A. Sentinel for many yearsThe Los Angeles Community lost one of its bright stars with the passing of Willis D. Collier. Mr. Collier passed away ... read more >>