Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Souls, received 1945 the final farewell to Kings Today and today, at the Woodlawn Cemetery in Detroit, alongside deceased family members, including her father, Rev. CL, Franklin is laid to rest.
The Detroit Free Press and USA TODAY were traveling live on the procession road.
Franklin is buried in a 24-carat gold plated Promethean casket made of solid bronze. The interior is finished with champagne velvet. Franklin's title "Queen of the Soul" and her name "Aretha Franklin" are embroidered in the coffin with gold metallic thread.
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