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Sharon Jones Memorials Announced for NYC & Augusta This Month

Sharon Jones passed away November 18, 2016 at the age of 60 after a heroic battle with pancreatic cancer. Details on two public memorials for the dynamic front woman of the Grammy-nominated funk and soul band Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings have been announced for each of her hometowns—Brooklyn, NY and Augusta, GA.

Brooklyn, NY – December 14, 2016 at 6pm

Brown Memorial Baptist Church

484 Washington Ave

Brooklyn, NY 11238

Augusta, GA – December 17, 2016 at 1pm

Imperial Theater

749 Broad St

Augusta, GA 30901

Jones’ family, friends and fans are invited to come together to celebrate the singer’s life and endless spirit.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Sharon’s honor to the following organizations: The Lustgarten Foundation, James Brown Family Foundation & Little Kids Rock.

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