Tuesday, September 28, 2021
celebration of life
Celebration of Life: Dr. Mae Pendleton Cowan
August 24, 2021
Dr. Mae was a founding member of the Pasadena Chapter of the AKA Sorority. She held membership, supported, counseled, and set on the boards of NYC Program, the Pasadena Chapters of the NAACP and SCLC, Pasadena Unified School District PTA, and other numerous educational and youth organizations. Dr. Mae’s list of credentials is extensive. From Tuskegee Institute Mae received her B.S. degree in Social Studies. She acquired two M.S. degrees from Mount St. Mary's College, one in Administration and Supervision, the other in Urban Education and Minority Group Studies. Mae earned her Ph.D. from the University of Southern California in Education Psychology, Early Childhood Education and Drama. She had multiple credentials/certificates - the California Community College Supervisor and Instructor Life Credentials, a Standard Teaching Credential, a General Elementary Life Diploma, the Certificate of Specialist Teacher in Reading. Mae was also an Early Childhood Education Specialist. ... read more »
Celebration of Life- Emma Daniels McFarlin
July 22, 2021
Emma Daniels McFarlin affectionately called, “Dr. Mc, Ahma, Auntie Emm” was born on November 14th,1921 in Camden, Arkansas to Fred Daniels and Bessie Bell. The union produced three children, Shelton Daniels and Fred Daniels, Jr. ... read more »
Celebration of Life Held for Ronald E. Bishop
July 8, 2021
Family and friends celebrated the extraordinary life of Ronald Edward Bishop on June 22, with a spirited homegoing service.  The multitalented, internationally known musician passed away on April 11, at the age of 70. ... read more »
Celebration of Life: Jimmie Lee Ganter Sr.
June 10, 2021
Jimmie Lee Ganter Sr passed in peace Wednesday, May 26, 2021, at the age of 77. ... read more »
Detention Service Officer Michael Edward Wall
June 10, 2021
Sirens Screeched, lights were flashing as the procession of vehicles approached the Christ Second Baptist Church of Long Beach escorting the Hearst carrying the casket, to the church, which was packed with friends, family and co-workers waiting to celebrate the Life of Detention Service Officer Michael Edward Wall. ... read more »
May 27, 2021
ROHELIA “CHERRY” BURRELL BEAL was the 10th of 13 children born to Robert and Lucile Burrell in Canfield, Arkansas, February 5, 1930. In 1943, her family moved to Los Angeles and lived near historic Central Avenue. ... read more »
Pervis Staples Passes Away at the Age of 85
May 12, 2021
Pervis Staples, a co-founding member of the legendary gospel group, The Staple Singers, passed away suddenly on May 6, 2021 at his home in Dolton, Illinois according to Adam Ayers, ... read more »
Celebration of Life: Tura Aloha Barnes
April 29, 2021
Tura Aloha Barnes 82, of Los Angeles, California, passed away on March 17, 2021 at her home. Tura was born in Bluefield, West Virginia to Robert Barnes and Mary Elizabeth West Barnes. ... read more »
Anthony L. Price Passes Away
March 17, 2021
Celebrating the life and service of Anthony L. Price to Bethel Chapel Community Church. As we attempt to describe his dedication of 30 years to Bethel his beloved Church. ... read more »
Beulah Mae Calvert Passes Away
March 17, 2021
Beulah Mae Calvert (88) of Culver City, CA, passed away January 10, 2021. ... read more »
Emily C. Fennell Passes Away
March 12, 2021
  Mrs. Emily Carole Chretién Fennell, a native Angeleno, died peacefully on March 3, in Orange Park, Florida after a prolonged illness. Mrs. Fennell was a reading specialist for decades with the Los Angeles Unified School District and a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. ... read more »
Life to the Max! Maxine Baxter Obituary
March 4, 2021
Maxine Baxter broke new ground as a young black female entrepreneur. In 1962, she opened Maxine’s lamps and lampshades with her husband and business partner, George. This prestigious shop was one of the first Black-owned businesses in the area. ... read more »
Notable Deaths of 2020
December 31, 2020
This year, we said goodbye to amazing men and women, who left lasting legacies with their work, talents and life. ... read more / view gallery »
2020 Sunsets: Recognizing those that passed
December 31, 2020
This year, we said goodbye to friends, family and loved ones. The sun has set for them but we will always remember them in love and joy. ... read more »
Celebration of Life: Donald R. Henderson
November 12, 2020
In Loving Memory of Donald R. Henderson, MD, MPH ... read more »

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