Public remembers singer Albertina Walker

October 14, 2010 6:55:32 PM PDT
The wake for music legend Albertina Walker, the so-called 'Queen of Gospel Music,' was under way Thursday.Walker died October 8 from respiratory complications at 81 years old.

A public viewing began at 9 a.m. and was expected to continue until 6 p.m. at West Point Missionary Baptist Church on Chicago's South Side.

A musical tribute was scheduled as well for Thursday night at Apostolic Church of God.

Walker's funeral was set for Friday at West Point Missionary Baptist Church.