Prince’s family is planning a memorial service to remember him in “the right way.”

In a statement obtained by Mashable, the family — half-siblings Alfred Jackson, John Nelson, Norrine Nelson, Omarr Baker, Sharon Nelson and sister Tyka Nelson — said that they will hold an official ceremony “in the near future.”

“We would like everyone to know that, contrary to previous and current reports, there has been no memorial, funeral or tribute service for Prince that was organized or authorized by the family or Paisley Park representatives,” the family wrote in the Friday statement. “Together, the family is planning an official memorial service and public event to take place in the near future.” Read more…

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Prince’s family planning memorial service to remember him ‘the right way’