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Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson, Queen Latifah, Shanice Wilson and Motown founder Berry Gordy Jr. were among the celebrities who honored singer Teena Marie at a private memorial service in Los Angeles on Monday. Gordy and Wonder spoke and Robinson and Wilson sang at the memorial service at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Marie’s daughter, Alia Rose […]

Photo by David Boczarski/Getty Images From PraisePhilly.com: One day wasn’t enough to say goodbye to the Queen of Gospel Albertina Walker, so she was celebrated on October 14th and 15th with several events in Chicago. A public viewing and celebration of life worship service were held at West Point Baptist Church, and there was a […]

Check out the last interview we found on GospelLyfe.com from the Queen of Gospel, Albertina Walker. She talks about her career in gospel music, her music scholarship fund-raising program, and the fondest memory she has performing as a gospel artist. Details on her funeral are also below. FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS: Viewing Thursday, 10/14 9 a.m.-6 p.m. […]

Photo by Raymond Boyd/Getty Images From EURWEB: Memorial services have been set for gospel music great Albertina Walker, who died Friday in a Chicago hospital from respiratory complications. She was 81. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. CST, on Thursday at West Point Baptist Church on South Cottage Grove Avenue in […]

Gospel music dignitaries were joined by pastors, bishops, clergymen and women as well as spiritual leaders and community officials from all over the country at the emotional homegoing services for Lady MaLinda Sapp, wife of gospel music star Marvin Sapp. Fellow leader in ministry Bishop Paul S. Morton, Sr. — presiding bishop of the Full […]

Gospel artist Israel Houghton was among the many talents to bless the stage at Dr. MaLinda Sapp’s touching homegoing service in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Check out his performance below: RELATED: Donnie McClurkin Ministers At Homegoing For Malinda Sapp (PHOTOS) Karen Clark Sheard Salutes MaLinda Sapp Bisphop I.V. Hilliard Gives Eulogy At Melinda Sapp’s Homegoing (PHOTOS) […]

Gospel music’s biggest names and special guests took part in the homegoing celebration for Lady MaLinda Sapp, the beloved wife of Marvin Sapp. Check out the additional coverage of the services featuring special guest Pastor Donnie McClurkin as he ministers his inspirational mega-hit “Stand” for the audience and family of MaLinda Sapp. RELATED: Karen Clark […]

By the time we reached the end of the homegoing services for Lady MaLinda Sapp, the sanctuary was filled with saints wishing the Sapp Family the best and citizens of the Kingdom rejoicing in the fact that we’d indeed see her again over in glory. Glorious impartations, heartfelt testimonials and precious memories poured from the […]

Gospel music legend Karen Clark Sheard (member of the equally iconic ensemble The Clark Sisters) was among the special guests to make an appearance at the homegoing services for Marvin Sapp’s wife Lady MaLinda Sapp. Sharing the podium with others was no daunting task for the fellow leader in the Kingdom as Karen Clark Sheard […]

The service for MaLinda Sapp was an outpouring of love and emotion. Some of the biggest names in gospel and community leadership were there to praise her accomplishments, uplift her family, and sing in worship, including gospel music’s Israel Houghton, Kirk Franklin, Donnie McClurkin, Karen Clark Sheard, Rev. Jesse Jackson and many more. Here are […]

On Thursday, September 16th, Dr. MaLinda Prince Sapp’s life will be celebrated during her homegoing service at Resurrection Life Church (located at 5100 Ivanrest Avenue SW, Grandville, MI 49418-2358). This church holds special significance for the Sapp family, because it’s where Sapp’s husband Marvin recorded his last two albums which were very successful: “Thirsty” and […]

From the Washington Post: Funeral services for civil rights matriarch Dorothy I. Height have been scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday at Washington National Cathedral, according to the National Council of Negro Women, which Height directed for 40 years. The services are expected to be attended by an array of civil rights figures and dignitaries and […]