Franklin’s Eulogist Preached to the Black Family

Rev. Jasper Williams the hand picked eulogist of Aretha Franklin. Photo credit ©2018 Harold Michael Harvey

Seven hours into the Celebration of Life Service for Aretha Franklin, Rev. Jasper Williams took 43 minutes to eulogize her by preaching to the Black family. He used as a subject from which to preach, “Aretha: The Queen of Soul.”

He defined “soul” as that essence of God in the human body.

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H. Michael Harvey

H. Michael Harvey

Harvey is Living Now Book Awards 2020 Bronze Medalist for his memoir Freaknik Lawyer: A Memoir on the Craft of Resistance. Available at haroldmichaelharvey.com