Friends And Family Pay Final Tribute To Whitney Houston

Published On February 18, 2012 | Celebrities

Whitney Houston passed away last Saturday in her suite at the Beverly Hilton Hotel due to a combination of prescription drugs and alcohol. Houston’s closest family and friends gathered at the Whigham Funeral Home yesterday for her wake.

Cissy Houston, Bobbi Kristina, Clive Davis and Dionne Warwick were among those in attendance. Police escorted three gold limousines and two black SUV’s to the funeral home.

Houston’s funeral will take place today at the New Hope Baptist Church in Newark N.J. She will be laid to rest at the Fairview Cemetery in Westfield the following day. The funeral will be streamed live at http://livestream.com/aplive.

Have a look at a few photos from the wake below:

Photo Credit: Larry Busacca, Getty Images.

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