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Aretha Franklin's Funeral Set for Aug. 31 in Detroit

Franklin died Thursday at her home in Detroit from pancreatic cancer

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    Aretha Franklin's Funeral Set for Aug. 31 in Detroit
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    Flowers and mementos are left at a growing memorial at Aretha Franklin's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on August 16, 2018, in Los Angeles, California. The legendary soul singer passed away today in Detroit from pancreatic cancer at age 76.

    Aretha Franklin's funeral will be held Aug. 31 in her hometown of Detroit.

    The late singer's publicist, Gwendolyn Quinn, said Friday that the funeral, to be held at Greater Grace Temple, is limited to the Queen of Soul's family and friends.

    Public viewings will take place Aug. 28-29 at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

    Franklin will be entombed at Woodlawn Cemetery in Detroit, along with her father Rev. C.L. Franklin; sisters Carolyn Franklin and Erma Franklin; brother Cecil Franklin; and nephew Thomas Garrett.

    Franklin died Thursday at her home in Detroit from pancreatic cancer. She was 76.