NEWS Open-Casket Public Memorial Planned for Aretha Franklin, Will Take Place at the Detroit Museum

Aretha Franklin‘s funeral will be spread across four days in Detroit, with a viewing open to members of the public, organizers announced Friday.

A public viewing will be held from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Aug. 28 and Aug. 29 at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, which Franklin frequently visited, according to the Detroit News.

The service, which will only be open to family and friends, will be on Aug. 31 at the Greater Grace Temple, where Rosa Parks’ funeral was also held.

Franklin will then be entombed at Woodlawn Cemetery, alongside her father, Rev. C.L. Franklin, brother Cecil Franklin, sisters Carolyn Franklin and Erma Franklin, and nephew Thomas Garrett, the outlet reports.

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