Etta James’ Public Viewing & Funeral Set For Later This Week

Robbie Daw | January 25, 2012 7:55 am

Soul legend Etta James’ will be laid to rest at the end of this week, following her death at age 73 on January 20. A public viewing will be held in Inglewood, California on Friday, while the Reverend Al Sharpton will eulogize the singer at a private funeral in Gardena on Saturday. A statement from Sharpton’s representative yesterday said the funeral will include performances by celebrities, but those names were not announced. “At Last” singer James, who died after a battle with leukemia and other ailments, would have celebrated her 74th birthday today.