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    Join Celebration of Life for Worthie Paul Meacham, aka Momma, on January 20

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    A celebration of life for Worthie Paul Meacham III who was widely known as the drag personality Momma will take place on Saturday, January 20, 2024, from 2pm – 4pm, at the Hollywood United Methodist Church, 6817 Franklin Blvd in Hollywood (doors will open at 1:30pm). The event is a chance to join friends and family in celebrating a drag icon and philanthropist.

    “Dress in whatever makes you happy from Drag to Disney,” reads a flier. “In lieu of sending flowers, please consider sending a donation in Worthie’s name to PROJECT ANGEL FOOD

    According to an organizer, there will be performances yet to be announced at the event.

    News broke that Worthie Paul Meacham, known as everyone’s favorite larger than life drag diva, MOMMA died on October 9, according to a family member. Momma was widely known and loved in the West Hollywood community for her hosting of shows in West Hollywood’s LGBT Rainbow District and for participating in numerous fundraisers benefiting various LGBT causes. According to a profile written by Billy Masters in the Los Angeles Blade, Momma was born in 1994 during a drag competition at Drag Strip 66.

    Meacham was wheelchair bound when he attended the memorial services of “Fairy Godmother of Fundraising,” Irene Soderberg last April at Hollywood Forever Cemetery.

    Worthie Paul Meacham attends the memorial of service of Irene Soderberg in April 22, 2022 – Photo by Paulo Murillo for WEHO TIMES
    Worthie Paul Meacham attends the memorial of service of Irene Soderberg in April 22, 2022 – Photo by Paulo Murillo for WEHO TIMES

    According to Mamma’s facebook page, LA Times has called Momma a “SoCal Drag Icon.”

    This story will update as we learn more about memorial services.

    The organizers what to inform those interested in attending that there is an overflow of parking at Hollywood Boulevard and Highland Boulevard.

    About Project Angel Food

    Project Angel Food prepares and delivers more than 1.5 Million Medically Tailored meals each year, free of charge to homes of men, women, and children affected by life-threatening illnesses. Declared an essential service during the COVID-19 pandemic by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Project Angel Food has expanded to meet the moment and the need throughout Los Angeles County to deliver medically tailored meals and nutritional counseling services to more than 2,400 people per day. This is an increase of 54% from our pre-pandemic numbers.

    Under the care of Project Angel Food’s registered dietitians, and in consultation with each client’s primary healthcare case manager, clients receive one-on-one nutritional counseling and a customized menu that is designed to meet the unique needs of their diagnosis and aligned with their personal dietary restrictions and preferences. Currently, the Project Angel Food kitchen creates 13 variations of each menu.

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    Mike Pingel
    Mike Pingelhttp://www.mikepingel.com/
    Mike Pingel has written six books, Channel Surfing: Charlie’s Angels & Angelic Heaven: A Fan’s Guide to Charlie’s Angels, Channel Surfing: Wonder Woman, The Brady Bunch: Super Groovy after all these years; Works of Pingel and most recently, Betty White: Rules the World. Pingel owns and runs CharliesAngels.com website and was Farrah Fawcett personal assistant. He also works as an actor and as a freelance publicist. His official website is www.mikepingel.com


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    Jake mierop
    Jake mierop
    6 months ago

    I met Paul at church at Hope Chapel. He was a character from the moment I met him always a great time he could dance really well for a big fella and he loved French toast boy did he love French toast?

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