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It will be a star-studded event featuring Stevie Wonder, Faith Hill, Jennifer Hudson, former President Bill Clinton and many others.

Franlkin died August 16 at the age of 76.

Linda Swanson, whose funeral home is handling services for Franklin, said the singer had covered the funeral expenses of many needy families over the years.

The Queen of Soul's service will be held in Detroit on Friday. Outside, they posed for snapshots next to her cream hearse.

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"She meant everything to Detroit, I'm telling you", said Gail Ford, 53. "It's going to be all about her and the way she blessed us with her gospel music".

"As a teacher, as a woman, multi-talented artist I aspire, inspired, want to be like her", Jones said.

The Queen of Soul's public viewing continued Wednesday, with fans queuing festively outside, then walking solemnly and single file into the museum. "I'm just a big fan", she told us.

Franklin's songs and appearances with Martin Luther King Jr. helped to make her one of the faces of the Civil Rights Movement and her niece said she thought of Detroit's first black mayor Coleman A. Young and civil rights icon Rosa Park's services when she chose to have Franklin lie in repose. Two days before her death, Franklin was honored by Beyonce and Jay Z in Detroit. The singer is well known for hits like "Respect", "Natural Women", and "I say a little prayer".

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"In one of the darkest moments of our lives, we are not able to find the appropriate words to express the pain in our heart", the statement reads. "She loved that", Greater Grace Temple Bishop Charles Ellis III said.

Taylor Swift honored Aretha Franklin with a moment of silence during a concert in the Queen of Soul's hometown. "She was one of those people where no matter what you said, no matter what positive thing you said about her - it would be an understatement".

The funeral will cap a week of remembrances for Franklin.

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