Funeral arrangements announced for Aretha Franklin

AmNews Staff Reports | 8/18/2018, 10:30 a.m.
Funeral arrangements are set for the late Aretha Franklin.
Aretha Franklin Official White House Photo by Pete Souz

Funeral arrangements are set for the late Aretha Franklin. The four-day farewell to the Queen of Soul will take place in her hometown of Detroit.

The public viewing will take place on Aug. 28 and 29 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit.

A musical tribute is set for Aug. 30. A location has not yet been determined.

Funeral services are being held on Aug. 31 at 10 a.m. at Greater Grace Temple for family and friends only.

Arrangements are being handled by Swanson Funeral Home of Detroit. Click here to send flowers, cards or private condolences