Family, friends gather for Etta James’ funeral (AP)

Singer Etta James's picture is seen next to her casket during a funeral, Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012, at Greater Bethany Community Church City of Refuge in Gardena, Calif. James died last Friday at age 73 after battling leukemia and other ailments, including dementia. She was most famous for her classic 'At Last,' but over her decades-long career, she became revered for her passionate singing voice. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)AP – Hundreds of Etta James’ friends, fans and family gathered Saturday at a Los Angeles-area church to remember the legendary rhythm and blues singer who died this month.

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