Among those offering words will be former President Bill Clinton, the Rev. Jesse Jackson and Smokey Robinson.
"I think it's going to be a very upbeat service".
Officiating the service are Bishop Charles H Ellis III and Reverend Robert Smith at the Greater Grace Temple church.
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The funeral will start with music from the Aretha Franklin Orchestra, but also includes performances by Faith Hill, Ariana Grande, the Clark Sisters, Chaka Khan, Ron Isley, Fantasia, Jennifer Hudson, and Stevie Wonder.
The street outside Greater Grace will be lined with pink Cadillacs - a nod to Franklin's funky '80s tune, 'Freeway of Love, ' which prominently featured the vehicle in the lyrics and video.
Her grandchildren spoke briefly, delivering heartfelt thanks on behalf of their family.
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'This is a real life that has been lived, that a person regardless of how famous she became no matter how many people she touched around the world'. The Aretha Franklin Choir and the Aretha Franklin Celebration Choir are also on the program. "I think there will be some up hands clapping and feet dancing".
Filmmaker Tyler Perry talks about his friend Aretha Franklin during a free tribute concert to the late Franklin at Chene Park in Detroit, Michigan, US. Woodlawn also is the final resting place for Parks and numerous Motor City's musical elite, including members of the Four Tops.
Franklin lay in state in Detroit on Thursday, wearing a rose gold outfit and matching Christian Louboutin stilettos. On Tuesday, she wore a red dress with matching heels and on Wednesday she was in blue.
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Thomas Cook audited the Steigenberger Aqua Magic in July, 2018 and received an overall score of 96 per cent. The office spokesperson continued: "There was no reason to suspect the death was of a criminal nature".