While speaking to People on Tuesday, Aretha's nephew Tim Franklintold the publication that the family is hopeful she will be able to pull through, despite accounts that the singer has been ill for a long time and that "death is imminent".
Franklin, 76, was hospitalized in Detroit on Sunday, according to Showbiz411.
The Queen of Soul canceled planned concerts earlier this year after she was ordered by her doctor to stay off the road and rest up.
In 1987, she became the first female to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Her father, a civil rights leader who worked alongside Martin Luther King Jr., remained at New Bethel Baptist Church until 1979, when he was shot twice at point-blank range during an apparent robbery attempt at his home on Detroit's West Side.
Despite her condition, the "Respect" hitmaker's nephew Tim Franklin recently revealed she is in good spirits, although he is anxious about her seeing reports which state her death is said to be imminent. "I would call her the life blood".
Aretha's longtime publicist Gwendolyn Quinn told People magazine: "Aretha Franklin has been the Matriarch of the Franklin family since the passing of all of her siblings". Rev. Jesse Jackson was scheduled to visit Franklin on Wednesday. "The family is asking for prayers and privacy".
Clarence Waldron, Franklin's former publicist, said Wednesday he was grappling with the singer's health crisis. "She's definitely a queen and she's wonderful so I really feel for her". She nevertheless continued to perform until late previous year.
He said he never inquired as to what was wrong with Franklin.
She returned to the stage in August 2017 for a performance at the Mann Center in Philadelphia and also sang at the Elton John AIDS Foundation's Enduring Vision benefit gala in November.
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In 2010, rumors of her having pancreatic cancer spread like wildfire on the internet, though the singer adamantly denied them. Aretha began performing at a young age, singing gospel music at a church in Detroit where her father was a minister.
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