Obituary of Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin

Aretha Louise Franklin (born on March 25th, 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 when she passed away.

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Aretha Franklin Biography Wiki:

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

    • Nationality: American
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Ted White (married 1961-divorced 1969)
      • Glynn Turman (married April 11, 1978-divorced 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 (brother)
    • Children:

Death Notice:

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

Quotable Quotes:

"All I'm askin' Is for a little respect when you come home."

Is she dead or alive? According to our unconfirmed records, Ms. Franklin has passed away.

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Last Updated: 2021-04-20 15:12:28
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