A funeral service, also closed to the public, will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Friendship Baptist Church in Atlanta. The service will also be available via broadcast and live stream.
The funeral service will include several speakers including former President Bill Clinton, former Ambassador to the United Nations Andrew Young and former MLB commissioner Bud Selig in person. The Rev. Dr. William V. Guy, Pastor Emeritus, will give the eulogy. Three of Aaron’s grandchildren will do scripture readings and quotes from their grandfather.
The Braves are opening up Monument Garden on Wednesday from 1-6 p.m. for anyone who wants to pay their final respects. All the flowers will remain in place.