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Late Aretha Franklin had an Outfit Change, on final day of public viewing


ANI Washington DC, [USA]
On the final day of public viewing, the mortal remains of 'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin were seen clad in a different dress.
On August 29, which was the last day, Franklin's corpse which was laid in a golden casket, was seen wearing a blue dress along with matching shoes, reported the People magazine.
On the first day, she wore a red suit and crimson shoes.
The final day of Franklin's public viewing was streamed right from the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History which is located in her hometown Detroit, Michigan.
Franklin's funeral, which will take place on Friday in Detroit, will also be streamed live.
The memorial service of the late singer will be attended by Stevie Wonder, Faith Hill, Chaka Khan, Fantasia, Jennifer Hudson, Jennifer Holliday, Ronald Isley, Yolanda Adams, Pastor Shirley Caesar and Aretha's son Edward Franklin.
Also, Former US President Bill Clinton and Smokey Robinson are one of the few who will speak on the occasion.
Franklin was 76 when she passed away on August 16 at her residence in Detroit. She was suffering from pancreatic cancer.
The singer is well known for hits like 'Respect', 'Natural Women', and 'I say a little prayer'.

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First Published: Aug 30 2018 | 9:40 PM IST

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