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Cher Attends Ex-Husband Gregg Allman's Funeral

Cher Attends Ex-Husband Gregg Allman's Funeral
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Legendary rocker Gregg Allman was laid to rest in Macon, Georgia, on Saturday, and his famous ex, Cher, was among the mourners.

The small, private service was held at Snow's Memorial Chapel, Us Weekly reports. After the service, Allman was buried close to his brother, Allman Brothers Band co-founder Duane Allman, and their bandmate Berry Oakley at Rose Hill Cemetery.

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Cher sits with her son, Elijah Blue Allman, known professionally as P. Exeter Blue

Allman died May 27 of liver cancer following a battle with hepatitis C and a 2010 liver transplant.

Cher, who was married to Allman for four years and gave birth to their son Elijah Blue, wrote on Twitter, "Gregory's children are AMAZING. We Spent hard day,Then went 2 Gregory house.We reminisced & watced [sun] set.I'm so proud of em... THEY'RE ALLMANS."

She remembered Allman as a "KIND,LOVING man" in another tweet, noting, "The Sadness is immeasurable 4 all."

After the funeral, the Big House, home of the Allman Brothers Band Museum, hosted a private concert by members of Allman's solo band and Allman Brothers Band drummer Jaimoe Johanson in celebration of Allman's life. Only about 300 close friends attended the concert. Cher posted a picture from the event, writing, "Tears & Laughter."