Rosalynn Carter at the Carter Center in 2019

Several influential political figures are expected to attend a tribute service for former first lady Rosalyn Carter in Atlanta.

Credit: The Carter Center

Former first lady Rosalynn Carter's invite-only tribute service is taking place on Tuesday in Atlanta. 

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra will provide music for the funeral. Performances by Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood, and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Chamber Chorus are also expected, The Carter Center said. 

The Carters' personal pastor, Pastor Tony Lowden, will give a call to worship at the service, which will be held at Emory University's Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church. 

The Carters' children and grandchildren will also be involved in the service. Former President Jimmy Carter, who entered hospice care in February, plans to attend as well.  

"The current plan is for President Carter to attend the national tribute service for Mrs. Carter at Glenn Memorial Church," The Carter Center said. 

The Carter Center published a partial list of expected attendees. 


Expected Attendees:

President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden

Former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton

Vice President Kamala Harris and second gentleman Doug Emhoff

Former first lady Laura Bush

Former first lady Michelle Obama

Former first lady Melania Trump

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp and first lady Marty Kemp

Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens and his daughter, Bailey

Emory University President Gregory L. Fenves

Former Emory Presidents Claire E. Sterk, James W. Wagner, and William M. Chace

Multiple members of Congress and Georgia elected officials

On Wednesday, a funeral at Maranatha Baptist Church near Plains will be held for Carter.