Star Studded Home Going

An all-star lineup that includes Stevie Wonder, Faith Hill, Jennifer Hudson, Fantasia, Shirley Caesar and many more are set to perform at Aretha Franklin’s funeral next week in her Detroit hometown.

The service, to be held Aug. 31 at Greater Grace Temple, will also include performers Ron Isley, Chaka Khan, Yolanda Adams, Jennifer Holliday and Aretha Franklin’s son, Edward Franklin.

The list was provided to The Associated Press by Franklin’s longtime publicist, Gwendolyn Quinn.

The service will also reflect Franklin’s strong gospel roots. Among the gospel stars performing will be Marvin Sappand Vanessa Bell Armstrong. The Aretha Franklin Choir and the Aretha Franklin Celebration Choir are also on the program.

Franklin died of pancreatic cancer last Thursday at age 76.

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