Memorials Scheduled To Honor Bishop Walter Hawkins
July 21, 2010 at 5:38 AM (PT)
The funeral ceremony for legendary Gospel artist Bishop WALTER HAWKINS will be streamed online at www.ktvu.com TODAY, WEDNESDAY, JULY 20th at 2p (ET) and 11a (PT) in the SAN FRANCISCO BAY area. The ceremony will be officiated by Bishop KENNETH MOALES at the PARAMOUNT THEATRE in OAKLAND.
The family requests that donations be made to THE WALTER HAWKINS MEMORIAL FOUNDATION. Cards, letters and donations can be mailed to: LOVE CENTER MINISTRIES, 10440 International Blvd, OAKLAND, CA 94603.
In addition, a WALTER HAWKINS ALL-STAR TRIBUTE CONCERT featuring YOLANDA ADAMS, DONNIE McCLURKIN, MARY MARY, HAWKINS' sister LYNNETTE HAWKINS, LEDISI, KAREN CLARK SHEARD, DARYL COLEY, VANESSA BELL ARMSTRONG, TRAMAINE HAWKINS, TED WINN, BYRON CAGE, MELVIN & DOUG WILLIAMS, guitarist JONATHAN DuBOSE JR., D.J. ROGERS and THE LOVE CENTER CHOIR will premiere SUNDAY, JULY 25th at 8/5p (ET/PT) on GMC (formerly the GOSPEL MUSIC CHANNEL). Masters of ceremonies will include BEBE WINANS, MARVIN WINANS and BET personality Dr. BOBBY JONES.