Program: Former first lady Nancy Reagan’s funeral set in Simi Valley, California

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SIMI VALLEY, CA - MARCH 10: People pay their respects as former first lady Nancy Reagan lies in repose at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library March 10, 2016 in Simi Valley, California. Reagan died of heart failure at the age of 94. (Photo by Mike Blake-Pool/Getty Images)

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. — Former first lady Nancy Reagan will be buried at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, next to her husband.

The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. CT Friday, with a musical prelude to begin at 12:15 p.m. CT by the Santa Susana High School Advanced Women’s Choir and Abbe Road A Cappella, and an instrumental prelude by the 1st Marine Division Band, Marine Corps Camp Pendleton. CLICK HERE to watch a live stream of the event.

The Rev. Stuart A. Kenworthy, Vicar, Washington National Cathedral, will preside over the funeral.

The program includes:

— “Battle Hymn of the Republic,” sung by the Santa Susana High School Choir

— Reading of Proverbs 31:10-31 by Anne Peterson, Nancy Reagan’s niece

— Letter from Ronald Reagan to Nancy Reagan, read by former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney

— “Ave Maria,” sung by opera singer Ana Marie Martinez

— Reading of 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 by Barton Hegeler, Nancy Reagan’s nephew

— Reading of John 14:1-6 by Diane Sawyer

— “Pie Jesu-Requiem,” sung by Martinez

— Reflections by James A. Baker

— Reflections by Tom Brokaw

— Reflections by Patti Davis

— Reflections by Ronald Prescott Reagan

— “Amazing Grace,” sung by the Santa Susana High School Choir

— Recessional with bagpipe played by Piper Major Bill Boetticher

— “God Bless America”

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - APRIL 8: Honoree and former First Lady Nancy Reagan poses at the John Wayne Cancer Institute Auxiliary's 21st Annual Odyssey Ball at the Beverly Hilton on April 8, 2006 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

BEVERLY HILLS, CA – APRIL 8: Honoree and former First Lady Nancy Reagan poses at the John Wayne Cancer Institute Auxiliary’s 21st Annual Odyssey Ball at the Beverly Hilton on April 8, 2006 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Notable guests:

Presidential families:

— Former President George W. Bush and Laura Bush

— Michelle Obama

— Hillary Clinton

— Rosalynn Carter

— Tricia Nixon Cox

— Steven Ford

— Lynda Bird Johnson Robb

— Luci Baines Johnson

— Caroline Kennedy

Current and former politicians:

— California Gov. Jerry Brown

— Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger

— Former California Gov. Pete Wilson

— Former U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi

— Newt and Callista Gingrich

— Former U.S. Secretary of State George Shultz

Military:

— Capt. Christopher Bolt, commanding officer USS Ronald Reagan

Media and celebrities:

— Katie Couric

— Sam Donaldson

— Steve Forbes

— Larry King

— Chris Matthews

— Peggy Noonan

— Diane Sawyer

— Bo Derek

— Mike Love

— Wayne Newton

— Anjelica Huston

— Melissa Rivers

— Tina Sinatra

— Tom Selleck

— Gary Sinise

— Tina Sinatra

— Yakov Smirnoff

— John Stamos

— Mr. T

Source: Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation

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