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Service takes place Friday in Detroit, with former President Bill Clinton set to speak.
Former President Bill Clinton, Rev. Jesse Jackson and Cicely Tyson are scheduled to speak.
The service will include musical tributes from gospel, R&B and country artists.
The services will take place in the Queen of Soul’s hometown of Detroit.
The critically-acclaimed drama is set to arrive in theaters on August 10.
KNBC news reporter will be honored at the group’s annual convention in Detroit.