Showbiz

Photos: Farewell to Whitney Houston

Updated 3:34 PM ET, Sun February 19, 2012
Share
1 of 7
The hearse carrying the body of singer Whitney Houston arrives for her burial service at the Fairview Cemetery on Sunday in Westfield, New Jersey. Getty Images
A poster of the late Whitney Houston hangs on a light post in Newark, New Jersey, on Saturday, February 18, as preparations for the singer's funeral continued. Getty Images
The funeral is held at New Hope Baptist Church in Houston's hometown, a week after she was found dead in her hotel room in Beverly Hills, California. Getty Images
Mounted police prepare for the service as the media set up outside the church. Getty Images
Houston's hearse leave the Whigham Funeral Home with a photo of the legendary singer posted in the window. AFP/Getty Images
Fans gather in Newark to pay respects and say goodbye to Houston. Getty Images
The Rev. Jesse Jackson arrives at the church. "(Houston) honed her skills among the best singers," he told CNN. Her mother, Cissy Houston, was her daughter's "first music critic," Jackson said. AFP/Getty Images