Aretha Louise Franklin was the queen of soul. She was born in Memphis TN. A great singer, song writer, actress, pianist and civil rights activist. Aretha began her career as a child singing gospel at New Baptist church in Detroit Michigan where her father C. L. Franklin was a minister.
Born: March 15th 1942
Died August 16, 2018, Detroit Michigan
Buried: August 31, 2018 Woodlawn Cemetery Detroit Michigan