New Hope Baptist Church in Newark, New Jersey started witnessing the arrival of guests from approximately 8:45 a.m. Saturday. As the celebrity guests started stepping out of their limousines at the church -where Houston had been a regular during childhood – a choir and band began performing.
The invitation-only service will include Houston’s “The Bodyguard” co-star Kevin Costner, Stevie Wonder and Tyler Perry among others.
Houston died on Feb. 11 at the Beverly Hilton hotel. Houston was 48. The cause of her death has not been announced, owing to the pending results of a toxicology test.
Article publié pour la première fois le 18/02/2012