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Singer Lee Ann Womack to sing at Maya Angelou's funeral

Posted: Updated: Jun 04, 2014 07:40 PM
Lee Ann Womack will sing at Maya Angelou’s funeral Saturday. Lee Ann Womack will sing at Maya Angelou’s funeral Saturday.
Maya Angelou died on May 28 at the age of 86. Maya Angelou died on May 28 at the age of 86.
Country singer Lee Ann Womack has been asked to sing at Maya Angelou’s funeral.

The Grammy Award winner will perform her smash hit “I Hope You Dance,” alongside the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra at Saturday’s service.

The tune is said to have been one of Angelou’s favorite songs.

Dr. Angelou passed away May 28 at the age of 86.

Her funeral will be held at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, where she worked as a professor for many years.

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