Obituary of Aretha Franklin


Aretha Franklin

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Aretha Louise Franklin (born on March 25h, 1942) was a Singer-Songwriter who was famous because of her singing the blues (and soul). Aretha died on August 16, 2018 and her death was reportedly because of pancreatic cancer. She was 76

Aretha Franklin Biography Wiki:

  • Full Name: Franklin, Aretha Louise
  • Common Name: Aretha Franklin
  • Gender: Female
  • Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.
  • Birth Date: March 25, 1942
  • Age: 76 (at death)
  • Also Known As: Aretha Louise Franklin
  • Category/Genre: Singer-Songwriter

  • Dead or Alive?: Dead
  • Nationality: American
  • Spouse/Partner:
    • Ted White (married 1961-divorced 1969)
    • Glynn Turman (married April 11, 1978-divorce. 1984)
  • Father: Reverend CL Franklin
  • Mother: Barbara Franklin
  • Siblings:
    • Erma Franklin (sister, March 13, 1938-September 7, 2002)
    • Carolyn Franklin (sister, May 13, 1944-April 25, 1988)
    • Cecil Franklin
  • Children:

Death Notice:

  • Date: August 16, 2018
  • Place: Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
  • Cause of Death: Pancreatic cancer
  • Interment: Buried Woodlawn Cemetery Detroit, Michigan

Claim to Fame:

Aretha Louise is famous partly because he or she has a biograpy and obituary on

Quotable Quotes:


"Is she dead or alive? According to our records, Ms. Franklin is Dead."

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