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Whitney Houston to be Laid to Rest

ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images(NEWARK, N.J.) -- *Update - Singer Whitney Houston was laid to rest on Sunday morning in a private burial service in Westfield N.J.'s Fairview Cemetery.

People lined the streets along the route from the Whigham Funeral Home to the cemetery as a gold hearse carrying the late singer's casket drove by.

She was buried next to her father, John Russell Houston, who died in 2003.

The burial followed a nearly four-hour "home going" ceremony Saturday at the New Hope Baptist Church in Newark.

Houston's mother Cissy Houston and her daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown, were joined by mourners at the invitation-only service.

There were musical tributes from some of the biggest names in the industry including Stevie Wonder and Alicia Keys.

At the end of the nearly four-hour long funeral, Whitney Houston's rendition of "I Will Always Love You" played, as her mother Cissy led her casket out of the church. Bobbi Kristina followed.

Just hours after the funeral of his ex-wife Whitney Houston, Bobby Brown was on the Mohegan Sun Arena stage, resplendent in white jacket, black vest, black pants and a black hat, performing with New Edition for a cheering crowd. Brown thanked the crowd for keeping his spirits up.

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