Public memorial for Sharon Jones to be held in Augusta

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Augusta, Ga. (WJBF) – A public memorial will be held for late soul singer, Sharon Jones, in Augusta.

It’ll be held on Saturday, December 17th at the Imperial Theater starting at 1 p.m.

A second will be held several days prior on Wednesday, December 14th in Brooklyn, New York.

Jones died in November after losing her battle to pancreatic cancer at the age of 60.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the pancreatic cancer group The Lustgarten Foundation, The James Brown Family Foundation and the music charity Little Kids Rock.

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