As announced last week by her longtime publicist, stars like Stevie Wonder, Jennifer Hudson, Faith Hill and Ariana Grande are among the lineup scheduled to perform at the ceremony and pay their respects to the one-of-a-kind artist. She was terrific - Aretha Franklin - on her passing'.
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Included in the choir was Dorinda Clark Cole of the Grammy-award winning Clark Sisters; Evelyn Turrentine Agee; Sandra Feva, who sang background for Franklin for many years; and recording artist and now-evangelist, Laura Lee. Like a church service in song, the event featured the 100-voice Aretha Franklin Celebration Choir, made up of members of churches from throughout Detroit.
Although the service is limited to family members, friends and selected guests, you can watch it streaming online. "I love her. She was my longest friend".
Amid the sadness of these days, Robinson can find uplift - and believes Franklin's legacy is secure.
Grande then declared, "We love you, Aretha", and exited the stage after embracing her backup singers.
Her family wanted to keep the funeral service private to those closest to Franklin - though it will be streamed and portions broadcast by major networks - but worked to provide the singer's many fans an extended opportunity to say goodbye this week, Owens said.
Friday's service, however, is featuring those who knew and loved Franklin most, such as her childhood friend, singer Smokey Robinson, who talked to CNN earlier about his lifelong friendship with Franklin.
The report noted that Franklin was dressed in a full-length red dress for her first public viewing on Tuesday, and made a wardrobe change into a baby blue dress the following day.
The Rev Jesse Jackson, right, consoles a family member as they pause at the casket. She said Franklin was extremely supportive of Parks.
Owens added, "It's going to be very hard after all this is over and people have all gone away".
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She will be joined by the likes of Steve Wonder, Jennifer Hudson , Fantasia , Faith Hill , Shirley Caesar and Chaka Khan . The pop star asked for a moment of silence so "every single one of us could reflect on our love and respect for her".
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