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Pallbearers carry the gold casket of legendary singer Aretha Franklin on Friday after arriving for her funeral at the Greater Grace Temple in Detroit. Franklin died Aug. 16 of pancreatic cancer at the age of 76.

Pallbearers carry the gold casket of legendary singer Aretha Franklin on Friday after arriving for her funeral at the Greater Grace Temple in Detroit. Franklin died Aug. 16 of pancreatic cancer at the age of 76.

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A Memorial Fit for a Queen

Honoring Aretha Franklin

(AP) -- An all-star lineup of mourners filled a Detroit church with prayers and songs Friday for Aretha Franklin's funeral, honoring her not just as the Queen of Soul but also as a lifelong friend, family member, churchgoer and activist.