funeral

On Wednesday, mourners gathered to pay their final respects to Bishop Eddie Long who passed away on Jan. 15 after a battle with cancer. He was 63.

Lines of mourners — and those simply curious — began arriving at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church Tuesday morning for a public viewing for Bishop Eddie L. Long. The influential and controversial megachurch pastor died Jan. 15 of cancer at age 63. Inside, two lines formed as people signed guestbooks before being ushered inside to […]

The homegoing celebration for Lecresia Campbell has been set for October 6 & 7 in Chicago, IL A Night of Music, honoring the life of Psalmist Lecresia Campbell will take place on Friday, October 7th at 7p.m. at St. Sabina Church, 1210 W. 78th Place, Chicago, IL. On Saturday, October 8th, the official Homegoing Service […]

The family of Val Jean McDonald was shocked and embarrassed to find out the woman they grieved for wasn't their grandmother. McDonald, 81, died in December following a battle with cancer.

Lighting and harsh makeup have been named the culprits in an unusual story of a family not recognizing their own late grandmother in a funeral home.

A family in Washington, D.C. was left scratching their heads after their family matriarch’s body went missing at her funeral and was replaced with another woman. At the viewing last Friday for 83-year-old grandmother Vivian Gray, the funeral home made a major gaffe, NBC4 Washington reports. Gray, who on Feb. 19  lost consciousness at her NE home, […]

It's a shame that most people will miss their funeral by a few days.

“After 21 Days” is both the title of one of Dr. E. Dewey Smith, Jr.’s most emotional sermons and a self-assessment of where he is…

A funeral for Grammy Award-winning singer Natalie Cole will be held Monday in Los Angeles. A spokesperson for the family said Saturday that the service…

Ovidio Jaramillo, 17, was at a crosswalk at around 11 p.m. in Queens when he was hit by a black Toyota Camry. The car quickly took off after hitting the teenager.

Monique Williams was readying her mother Ella Mae Rutledge's funeral service at the Leak and Sons Funeral Home in the South Side. But when she arrived to approve the body for visitation, Williams realized the woman looked nothing like her mother.

Last week, recording artist William Murphy III sent out an urgent prayer request on behalf of his brother, DeVaughn Murphy. Sadly, he has passed away.…