www.espn.com By Dan Rafael ESPN Senior Writer   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LM53RkUGh_s   Pernell Whitaker, a longtime pound-for-pound king and one of the greatest boxers in history, was killed Sunday night when he was hit by a car in Virginia Beach, Virginia. He was 55. The Virginia Beach...
The Tulsa World Newspaper     Barbara Jean Fields-Davis Born July 12, 1936, the 4th of 14 children born to Joseph Fields and Thelma Woodside in Beaumont, TX. On the quiet, serene morning of Thursday, June 27, 2019, at 4:55 A.M. in Tulsa,...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   Homegoing Celebration is set for Willie Charles Lewis Willie C. Lewis, a 73-year-old veteran passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, June 16, 2019. His love knew no boundaries and positivity was a natural vibe he shared. Willie was...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire       Sunrise 5/30/1945 - Sunset 6/4/2000 You will always be with us in our hearts and memories which we will cherish forever. Not a day goes by that we don’t think or miss you Mama. Your life was a blessing...
By Eagle Newswire     Derrick Wayne Minter, 56, succumbed on May 11, 2019 Derrick, a special dancer, was born on January 13, 1963 in Los Angeles, Cali.  The proud parents, Sharon Cobbs and Melvis Minter named him Derrick Wayne.  As a young...
www.blackamericaweb.com By ANDREW DALTON and CHRIS PIZZELLO Associated Press       Family, friends and dignitaries including Ice Cube, Stevie Wonder and Congresswoman Maxine Waters were among those mourning director John Singleton at his Los Angeles funeral on Monday. The private service was held at Angelus Funeral Home in South Los...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire     The family of DeNiece Oates Johnson wishes to express sincere appreciation to all those in attendance at her Celebration of Life memorial service on Saturday, April 20, 2019. The love and support shown was an amazing...
By Fred L. Jones, Jr. fjones@theoklahomaeagle.net     Ivory Moore Barnes was born June 30th, 1944 she went to be with the Lord on March 28th, 2019. Ivory Barnes was a true servant to God, her family and community. She loved raising her...
www.msn.com By Erin Nyren   Nathaniel Taylor, the actor who played Rollo Lawson on the 1970s sitcom “Sanford and Son,” died Feb. 27 at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center after suffering a heart attack. He was 80. © 2012 NBCUniversal, Inc. SANFORD AND...
www.yahoo.com By Alex Young James Ingram, the Ohio-born R&B singer whose soulful baritone voice dominated the charts throughout the 1980s and early 1990s, has died at the age of 66. Over the course of his career, Ingram achieved eight Top 40 hits, two...