Funeral for Singer Natalie Cole Set for Monday in Los Angeles

Natalie Cole
Associated Press

R&B star Chaka Khan is expected to sing at the service.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A funeral for Grammy Award-winning singer Natalie Cole will be held Monday in Los Angeles.

A spokesperson for the family said Saturday that the service will be at West Angeles Church of God in Christ, where Cole was once a member.

R&B star Chaka Khan is expected to sing at the funeral.

Cole will be buried next to her parents, sister and brother at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale.

She was known for such R&B hits as "This Will Be (An Everlasting Love)," ''Inseparable," and "Our Love."

In 1991, Cole intertwined her musical legacy with that of her father, Nat King Cole, to make his "Unforgettable" a Grammy-winning hit through technological wizardry.

She died on New Year's Eve at age 65 of pulmonary arterial hypertension, which led to heart failure.

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