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Davy Jones of Monkees Laid to Rest in Private Funeral

Davy Jones’ family attended the private service for late Monkees singer Wednesday. Planning is underway for a public event in L.A. or New York

The Monkees singer Davy Jones was laid to rest Wednesday in a private funeral held near his home in Florida, according to a spokeswoman.

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Immediate family including his wife and daughters attended the small, private service.

Jones' body was to be cremated, according to his publicist Helen Kensick.

Friends and family will gather for a private memorial for Jones to be held next week in Manchester, England, Kensick said. Another public event is yet to be finalized but could be held in either Los Angeles or New York.

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It is not known if any of the other former Monkees — Micky Dolenz, Peter Tork and Michael Nesmith — will perform at the public memorial services.

The lead vocalist of the 1960s made-for-television pop band that scored hits such as "Daydream Believer" and "Pleasant Valley Sunday," died after suffering a heart attack in Florida last week. He was 66.