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According to the Detroit Free Press, the pink cars are part of Franklin's funeral procession being held at the Greater Grace Temple. Several gospel superstars including Dr. Bobby Jones, Bishop Paul Morton, Ricky Dillard and Dottie Peoples also arrived.

Her shiny 24-karat-gold-plated casket was delivered one last time by a white 1940 Cadillac LaSalle hearse and carried by pallbearers in matching suits and white gloves. The interior is finished with champagne velvet. Yet the Queen of Soul's final send-off certainly will encompass many elements, emotions and grand entrances that were hallmarks of her more than six decades on sacred and secular stages.

Barack called Franklin "one of a kind" and said he and his wife will keep Franklin's family in their thoughts.

Franklin will be laid to rest at Woodlawn Cemetery, where her legendary minister father C.L. Franklin and civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks are also buried.

Pink Cadillacs filled the street early Friday outside Detroit's Greater Grace Temple, and hundreds of fans lined up as they awaited the funeral of Aretha Franklin, who was dressed in a sparkling gold dress for her final outfit.

Lines formed very early Friday morning outside for today's funeral.

"I was here since 8:30 last night".

The service will reflect Franklin's strong gospel roots.

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Police officers with dogs went through the church about 7 a.m.

On Twitter, Grande's dress was criticized as too short for church.

Owens said Franklin loved fiercely and was the family's matriarch.

"She was the greatest". "And she gave us a regal bar to reach, and that's why we're all here".

Network news teams from NBC, ABC, CBS and Fox News are on platforms facing the church's side entrance along with set-ups for local news outlets.

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 Rev Al Sharpton, Jesse Jackson, Louis Farrakhan and former president Bill Clinton made quite the lineup next to each other on the dais in front of a gospel choir belting out an extended version of Marvelous.

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