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In Memory of James Levi McCarty, Jr.
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 July 2010
 James Levi McCarty, Jr.James Levi McCarty, Jr., a retired mortician and a U.S. Army veteran, died June 30, 2010 in Los Angeles. He was 72. He worked at Angelus Funeral Home in south Los Angeles, where ... read more >>
In Memoriam: Israel Hicks
Written by Sentinel News Service 08 July 2010
 Israel HicksIn Memoriam: Israel Hicks, Founding Artistic Director of Ebony Repertory Theatre (1943-2010) Israel Hicks, Founding Artistic Director of Ebony Repertory Theatre (ERT), died Saturday, July ... read more >>
Virginia Smith Alexander
Written by Sentinel News Service 08 July 2010
 Virginia Smith Alexander Virginia Smith Alexander was born on May 4, 1919, in Grantville, Georgia to Augustus Smith and Walter Trammell. "Ole Virginia from Georgia" as she always referred to herself, ... read more >>
Founding Moonglows member and Motown Legend Harvey Fuqua dies
Written by Joy Childs (Contributing Writer) 08 July 2010
 Harvey FuquaBy Joy Childs[At press time, it was reported that Harvey Fuqua, one of the key architects of the Motown Empire, had died in Detroit. We will have more information in next week's issue.]His ... read more >>
SINGER HARVEY FUQUA PASSES AT 80
Written by Sentinel News Service 07 July 2010
SINGER HARVEY FUQUA PASSES AT 80 FOUNDED THE MOONGLOWS, WAS AN EARLY MENTOR OF MARVIN GAYE (Detroit, MI) -- Soul singer, songwriter, record producer and record label executive Harvey Fuqua, who founded ... read more >>
Juliette Ball Succumbs
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 July 2010
 Juliette BallJuliette Ball was born March 4, 1923 in Birmingham Alabama. She resided there until 1929 when she, her brother Fred and parents Daisy and Leslie Ball moved to Los Angeles, CA.Juliette ... read more >>
Steven Torand O’Neal Passes
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 June 2010
 Steven Torand O'NealSteven Torand O'Neal affectionately known as "Stefon", was an Award Winning celebrity hair stylist in Beverly Hills, CA, and loved by many in the Los Angeles area.Born December ... read more >>
Ola Beatrice Carpenter Succumbs
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 June 2010
 Ola Beatrice CarpenterOla Beatrice Carpenter passed June 7, 2010. She would have been 91 years old in July. She was born Ola Beatrice Norris to the union of James Preston Norris and Sara Viola Norris ... read more >>
Jo Ann Milton Chappell
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 June 2010
Jo Ann Milton ChappellJanuary 31, 1936 - May 28, 2010Jo Ann Milton Chappell retired from L.A. County DMH. She was an alumni of Willowbrook Jr. High School Class of 1951 and JeffersonHigh School Class of ... read more >>
Margaret Black Succumbs
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 June 2010
Margaret Black Succumbs December 8, 1924-May 31, 2010Margaret Cathryn Whitfield Black, known by family and friends as "M.C.", graduated from Fargo Agricultural High School in Fargo, AR, where she was valedictorian ... read more >>
Ali “Ollie” Woodson — Former Temptations Member Dead at 58
Written by Reve’ Gipson (Contributing Writer) 03 June 2010
 Ali "Ollie" WoodsonBy Reve' GipsonSentinel Contributing WriterOllie Woodson died last Sunday after a battle with cancer (Leukemia) in California.  Born Ollie Creggett on September 12, 1951 in Detroit, ... read more >>
Caffie Greene — She fought to the end
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 03 June 2010
 Caffie GreeneThere are many Black women in the Los Angeles area who have a mother, a nurse and a protector to the community: Caffie Greene possessed all those attributes.By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel ... read more >>
In Loving Memory of George Washington
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 May 2010
 George WashingtonGeorge Washington was born December 14, 1925 in Scott, Arkansas. He served in the Korean Conflict where he received the Bronze Medal of Honor, and the Vietnam Conflict.George moved ... read more >>
Edna Wilson’s Life Celebrated
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 May 2010
 Edna M. WilsonThe celebration of the life of Mrs. Edna M. Wilson was celebrated on May 24, at the Figueroa Church of Christ. Mrs. Wilson was the wife the late Clint C. Wilson Sr., Sentinel cartoonist ... read more >>
Dr. Harold C. Brown, Jr., Ph.D.
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 May 2010
 Dr. Harold C. Brown, Jr., Ph.D.Harold C. Brown, Jr., passed away peacefully with his family by his side, on May 5, 2010, he was 84 years old. Born in Topeka, Kansas, he was the first son of the four ... read more >>
The passing of a political icon
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds 13 May 2010
William "Bill" ElkinsWilliam "Bill" Elkins was Mayor Tom Bradley's political shadow, his chief assistant, his confidante and his go-to guy.By Yussuf J. SimmondsSentinel Managing EditorWhen the city of ... read more >>
In Loving Memory of Olean Tate
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 May 2010
 Olean TateIn Loving Memory of a Life Well Lived: Olean TateOlean Tate was born November 23, 1929 in Duck Hill, Mississippi to Earlene and Parrie Miller. In 1945, she moved with her family to Pasadena, ... read more >>
Barbara (Bryson) Bell
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 May 2010
 Barbara (Bryson) BellBarbara Jean (Bryson) BellSeptember 14, 1934 - May 7, 2010.Barbara Jean (Bryson) Bell was born in Wichita Falls, Texas. In 1952, at the age of 18, Barbara had a beautiful baby ... read more >>
Billy Duane Thomas
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 May 2010
 Bill ThomasBilly Duane Thomas affectionately known as, "Bill" was born September 15, 1950, in Ypsilanti, Michigan. He was the youngest son of six children born to Robert and Evelyn Thomas. His parents ... read more >>
Lena Horne: A Legend, Gone at 92
Written by Joy Childs 13 May 2010
Lena HorneThe epitome of Black Beauty, a Great Musical Icon, an Actress and Civil Rights ActivistBy Joy ChildsSentinel Contributing WriterLena Horne was there long before Dorothy Dandridge and Halle Berry ... read more >>
Mother Lila Dunning Young
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 April 2010
Mother Lila Dunning Young Mother Lila Dunning Young Reflections of a Celebrated LifeAfter ninety-five years, Lila Dunning Young departed this life on March 11, 2010. Born November 22, 1914 in Marengo ... read more >>
Bishop Kenneth Lamarr Green, Sr. Ph.D.
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 April 2010
Bishop Kenneth Lamarr Green, Sr. Ph.D. Bishop Kenneth Lamarr Green, Sr. Ph.D.In Loving Memory ofBishop Kenneth Lamarr Green, Sr. Ph.D.Sunrise: August 30, 1946Sunset: April 28, 2009Beloved Pastor, Teach ... read more >>
Nancy Carroll Burgess Quishenberry
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 April 2010
Nancy Carroll Burgess Quishenberry Nancy Carroll Burgess Quishenberry On April 12, 2010, Nancy Carroll Burgess Quishenberry departed this life. Born December 14, 1936 in Osceola, Arkansas, Quishenberry ... read more >>
Services to be held for Charles E. Lloyd
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 April 2010
Charles Earl Lloyd Services to be held for Charles E. Lloyd I fought a good fight. I finished the race I have kept the faith Now there is in store for me a crown of righteousness which the Lord,, the ... read more >>

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Famed Attorney Charles E. Lloyd Passes
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 01 April 2010
Famed Attorney Charles E. Lloyd Passes Attorney Charles E. Lloyd Attorney Charles E. Lloyd There was a time in the past when defendants needed a criminal lawyer, they would call "Lloyd," Charles E. Lloyd; ... read more >>

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