Celebration of Life

In Loving Memory of Alyce Joe Crump

Alyce Joe Crump passed away on August 25, closing out a lifetime of Christian service to the African Methodist Episcopal Church.  A fourth generation AME member, Alyce was also the proprietor of Vernon Escrow in Los Angeles for 40 years.

Celebration of Life Set for Ralph D. Sutton

Ralph D. Sutton, a L.A.-based public relations and marketing professional, passed away on Friday June 16.  Known as “the man with the golden voice,” Ralph had a memorable career as a radio broadcaster before finding success in the public relations field. He was a deejay on KGFJ-AM and KAGB-AM for many years. A celebration of his life will be held on Friday, July 7, at 10 a.m., at Good Shepherd Baptist Church, 510 West 53rd Street in Los Angeles.  The viewing takes place on Thursday July 6, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Angeles Funeral Home, 3875 South Crenshaw

Life Celebration Set for Arlene Hayden-Mayo

Arlene Margaret Hayden-Mayo, affectionately known as Mema or Twin, passed May 29, becoming absent from her body to be present with the Lord (2 Corinthians 5:6-8).   The viewing will be held Wednesday, June 14, 2023 from 3pm to 5pm at Spalding Mortuary, 3045 South La Brea in Los Angeles. A celebration of her life will be held on Thursday, June 15, at 10 a.m., at Second A.M.E. Church, 5500 S. Hoover St., in Los Angeles.   Arlene was born on February 17, 1938, in Aurora, IL to the late George Clyde and Camilla (Smith) Hayden. Around 1969, she met