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Mourners pay final tribute to photographer Bill Jones

SOUTH LOS ANGELES — Hundreds of family members and friends gathered July 14 at Holman United Methodist Church in Los Angeles to pay their final respects to famed photographer of the stars Bill Jones. A pioneer for many African-American photographers, Jones was one of the first to work the celebrity beat in Hollywood. Services began Read More…

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Celebrity photographer Bill Jones dies at 83

LOS ANGELES — Funeral services are pending for local legendary photographer Bill Jones, who died June 25 at the age of 83. Jones had been battling dementia for the past several years. Jones, a pioneer in Hollywood as a black entertainment photographer, was a friend to many African-American entertainers and the black press as well. Read More…