Cher Pays Her Respects to Ex-Husband Gregg Allman at His Funeral
By Liz Calvario
Cher paid her respects to her ex-husband, Gregg Allman, at his funeral on Saturday.
The 71-year-old singer attended an intimate service in Allman's hometown of Macon, Georgia where she was spotted entering the chapel, dressed in black slacks, a white button-up shirt with a corset and a black hat and sunglasses.
Allman died on May 27 at the age of 69 due to liver cancer complications. He was interred at Macon's Rose Hill Cemetery, where his brother Duane -- who died in 1971 as a result of a motorcycle crash -- is also buried.
A day before the service, Cher tweeted some sweet words about Allman, with whom she had a son, Elijah Blue Allman. The two married in 1975 and briefly became a recording duo, known as Allman and Woman, before divorcing in 1979.
"2day we were with our beloved Gregory, tomorrow we say goodbye. He was shy. He Was a KIND,LOVING man. The Sadness is immeasurable 4 all," Cher tweeted.
On Saturday morning she wrote, "Gregory's children are AMAZING. We Spent hard day,Then went 2 Gregory house. We reminisced & watced🌞Set.I'm so proud of em...THEY'RE ALLMANS."
Following the service, Cher said her final goodbye.
"Final goodbye to a Musical Genius. He was, sweet, shy, Loving, man , AND a mystery to all of us at times. He had demons & he fought them.We 💖'd Him," she tweeted.