Celebrity Obituaries

Review this week's trending celebrity news stories

  • Barbara Ann Alston Dec 29, 1943 - Feb 16, 2018

    Barbara Ann Alston, co-founder of the girl group the Crystals, died Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, in Charlotte, following a battle with the flu, according to multiple news sources. She was 74.

  • Nanette Fabray Oct 27, 1920 - Feb 22, 2018

    Nanette Fabray, an Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress and humanitarian, died Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018 of natural causes, according to multiple news sources. She was 97.

  • Rev. Billy Graham Nov 7, 1918 - Feb 21, 2018

    The Rev. Billy Graham, who transformed American religious life through his preaching and activism, becoming a counselor to presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, died Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, according to The Associated Press. He was 99.

  • Jim Bridwell Jul 29, 1944 - Feb 16, 2018

    PALM DESERT, Calif. (AP) — Jim Bridwell, a hard-partying hippie and legendary climber who lived his life vertically on some of the toughest peaks in Yosemite National Park, has died. He was 73.

  • Tito Francona Nov 4, 1933 - Feb 13, 2018

    John "Tito" Francona, former MLB All-Star and father of Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona, died Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2017, according to the Associated Press. He was 84.

  • Lerone Bennett, Jr. Oct 17, 1928 - Feb 14, 2018

    CHICAGO (AP) — Lerone Bennett Jr., an African-American history author and former editor of Ebony magazine, has died at age 89.

  • Multiple people have been killed after a gunman opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, according to the Miami Herald.