Franklin, who died at her Detroit home from pancreatic cancer, began her musical career as a child singing gospel at the city's New Bethel Baptist Church, where her father, CL Franklin, was the pastor, famous for his hypnotic sermons.
A whole host of global stars are expected to perform and give speeches at the funeral, including Ariana Grande, Stevie Wonder, Jennifer Hudson and more.
The service will reflect Franklin's strong gospel roots.
"I just loved her", he said, adding that he was honored to have met her later in life.
She was carried in a gleaning casket plated in 24-karat gold.
"She lived with faith, not without failure, but overcoming her failures".
Floral arrangements from such singers as Barbra Streisand and Tony Bennett and from the family of Otis Redding, whose "Respect" Franklin transformed and made her signature song, were set up in a hallway outside the sanctuary.
Aretha's ex-husband, Mr Turman, appeared on Good Morning Britain after her death and told the hosts about the time Sammy Davis Jr. introduced her to royalty. "We used to talk about that - we saw a lot of soldiers go".
Ariana Grande celebrated Aretha Frankin's life and legacy on Friday (August 31) with a powerful tribute at the late singer's funeral service.
However, other fans tweeted support, pointing out that even if Hill's performance wasn't note-perfect, it came from the heart, because she and Franklin were friends and the Franklin family clearly wanted her there.
"It's the key to freedom", Clinton said.
Sabrina Owens, Franklin's niece, told the AP she started putting thoughts to paper about events earlier this year as her aunt's health failed.
The singer looked awkward during the exchange but laughed it off. "Girl, I gotta give you all your respect", he said before asking the crowd for another round of applause.
Trump says he will be calling Prime Minister Justin Trudeau . "It's an incredible deal for both parties", Mr Trump said. He labeled NAFTA "seriously out of whack" in a way that "led to large trade deficits" and said it needed updating.
In an email Friday, Schlinger said that she was "shocked and deeply saddened" by Tibbetts' death and had never met Rivera. Earlier this week, investigators said they were uncertain how Tibbetts was killed or whether she was sexually assaulted.
Trump has already vowed to pull the U.S. out of the Paris climate agreement as he pushes to revive the coal industry. By contrast, the Obama administration projected that its rule would have cut emissions 19% over the same time frame.
Early Monday morning, the flag atop the White House was raised after an unusually brief time at half-staff in McCain's honor. Bush, Obama, McCain's family and others are slated to speak at a full-dress service on Saturday in the National Cathedral.
Cohen has stayed out of sight and has remained emotional since his plea, according to the people close to him. Trump has repeatedly denied there was collusion and has labelled the Mueller probe a "witch hunt".
This article was written by Devlin Barrett, Renae Merle, Philip Bump and Carol Leonnig, reporters for The Washington Post . He worked as his personal attorney at the Trump Organization and continued to advise the president after the election.
Facebook was a key outlet in which hate speech was propagated against the Rohingya Muslims, the mission said. Aung Kyaw Zaw, has already been singled out for US sanctions as punishment for the attacks on Rohingya.
Duncan also said that she did not think that any of the jurors let their pro- or anti-Trump biases influence their final decision. The president on Tuesday called the outcome a "disgrace" and said the case "has nothing to do with Russian Federation collusion".
The storm's maximum sustained winds are almost 160 mph, according to the NWS , which will slowly weaken over the next 48 hours. Hawaii Govenor David Ige is allowing non-essential state employees on the Big Island and Maui to go on administrative leave.
They went on to lift the title that season but Paddy Power are convinced Mourinho can not replicate Sir Alex Ferguson's success. A year ago though saw United go an entire season without silverware, a rare occurrence for such a proud club.
In his first statement after being elected Liberal leader three years ago, Turnbull urged Australians to embrace disruption . The Liberal-National government has consistently trailed the opposition Labor party in opinion polls.
Nadal through to round two after Ferrer retires
But the Romanian, who broke through for a first Grand Slam title at the French Open this year, had no answer for Kanepi's power. Open, fighting through extreme heat that caused him to feel sick during his match to beat Marton Ducsovics in four sets.
Serena Williams Talks Designing Her New Denim Collection
Just days after being criticised for wearing a tight black catsuit, Serena Williams made her return to the US Open in style. So I think that's the toughest part for me: "When you always want someone to win, to have to beat them", Serena said.
Grassley Tweet on Don McGahn Sows Confusion
The New York Times reported earlier in August that McGahn had given 30 hours of interviews to Mueller over the past nine months. Sessions eventually did recuse himself, giving his deputy, Rod Rosenstein, the ultimate authority to appoint a special counsel.
John McCain Dead at 81
I feel that way even now as I prepare for the end of my life. "The president did express his condolences to the family". Bush-the two men who kept him from the White House-to eulogize him and didn't want the President to attend his funeral.
Broadway mourns death of playwright Neil Simon
According to IMDB, Neil Simon was also known for his colorful quotes, among them, "When it's 100 in NY , it's 72 in Los Angeles". The first play Simon wrote was 1961's " Come Blow Your Horn ", which ran on Broadway for more than a year to favorable reviews.
‘Big City’ Matt Adams returns to the Cardinals
The team has acquired second baseman Daniel Murphy in a trade with the Washington Nationals , according to our own Jeff Passan. Carpenter was quick to welcome Adams back to the team on Tuesday, joking he would "bathe" his former teammate in salsa.
Mohamed Salah wins Liverpool penalty at Crystal Palace
The closest Palace came to scoring was when Andros Townsend curled a long-range shot against the crossbar in the first half. Former Liverpool boss Hodgson is likely to keep with the same side on Monday and will be buoyed by the vocal home support.
India pile on runs at Trent Bridge
He chose to take the review but DRS suggested that the ball was clipping the leg-stump and Kohli had to walk back. Falls: 1-60 (Rahul), 2-111 (Dhawan), 3-224 (Pujara), 4-281 (Kohli), 5-282 (Pant), 6-329 (Rahane), 7-349 (Shami).