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Erma Vernice Garrett (Franklin)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Shelby, Bolivar County, Mississippi, United States
Death: September 07, 2002 (64)
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, United States (Laryngeal cancer )
Place of Burial: Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of C. L. Franklin and Barbara Vernice (Bobby) Franklin
Wife of Private
Mother of Thomas Garrett, Jr and Private
Sister of Rev. Cecil L. Franklin; Aretha Franklin; Carolyn Ann Franklin and Vaughn Cavanaugh Franklin
Half sister of Vaughn Cavanaugh Franklin and Carlellen Kelley-Smith

Occupation: gospel and soul singer
Managed by: Ailene Nechelle House
Last Updated:

About Erma Franklin

Erma Vernice Franklin (March 13, 1938 – September 7, 2002) was an American gospel and soul singer. Franklin was the elder sister of American singer/musician Aretha Franklin. Franklin's best known recording was the original version of "Piece of My Heart", written and produced by Bert Berns, and recorded in 1967, for which she was nominated for a Grammy Award.[1] A cover version of the same song was recorded the following year by Big Brother and the Holding Company, with the lead vocal by Janis Joplin.

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Erma Franklin's Timeline

1938
March 13, 1938
Shelby, Bolivar County, Mississippi, United States
1954
December 26, 1954
2002
September 7, 2002
Age 64
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, United States
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Woodlawn Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, United States