In a heartwarming outpouring of love and admiration, family, friends, fans and Los Angeles’ entertainment community came forth in adoring force to say goodbye to all-around entertainer Vesta Williams. The beloved singer/songwriter/comedienne/actress/radio personality was feted with a home-going celebration fit for a queen at Williams’ home church, West Angeles Church of God in Christ.

The skies were dark with rain clouds when the 11:00AM service began but by its conclusion at 12:30PM, the sun came shining through.  In between, a fond farewell was bid to Williams with a touching cross section of loved ones. Resolutions from elected officials came from U.S. Congresswoman Maxine Waters, L.A. County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, CA State Assemblyman Mike Davis, and City of Los Angeles Councilman Bernard C. Parks. Read on here