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Aretha Franklin: Queen of Soul's Funeral to Be Held in Hometown of Detroit

Aretha Franklin's funeral will be held on 31 August in her hometown of Detroit, her publicist has said. The Queen of Soul died on Thursday, aged 76, after suffering from pancreatic cancer. Her funeral will be held at Greater Grace Temple, which boasts 600 members and a 90-year history, but the service will be limited to the late singer's family and friends.