Holliday first got here to popularity as a Tony Award-winning member of the unique Broadway solid of “Dreamgirls.” Her rendition of “And I Am Telling You” is now mythical.
She took middle level at Ebenezer to honor Lewis with the hymn, “Best What You Do for Christ Will Closing.”
“You might search earthly energy, and popularity/And the sector may well be inspired by means of your nice title,” she sang. “Quickly the glories of this existence will all quickly be previous/However handiest what you do for Christ will closing.”
She additionally carried out “Take My Hand, Treasured Lord.”
Holliday was once now not the one singer to transport the ones in attendance of the funeral.
Famed gospel singers Marvin Winans and and his brother BeBe Winans gave a rousing efficiency of “Just right Hassle.”
Marvin Winans shared that he, Bebe and their sister CeCe Winans sang for Lewis within the ultimate days of his existence.
He and his brother then led the ones collected in a rendition of one of the crucial songs they sang for Lewis: “We Shall Conquer.”