Etta James’ Funeral Set For Saturday

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January 24, 2012 | 9:05pm EST

Blues legend Etta James will be laid to rest in a private service in Los Angeles on Saturday.
The At Last hitmaker died last week, aged 73, after suffering complications from leukemia.

A public viewing of James’ body will take place for fans in Inglewood ahead of the funeral, which will be held in Gardena.

Civil rights leader Reverend Al Sharpton will deliver the eulogy and a number of stars are set to perform at the memorial, although names have yet to be revealed.

James’ grieving family have also asked relatives, friends and fans to send donations to the Rhythm & Blues Foundation in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in lieu of flowers.