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Whitney Houston Funeral

Casket Under LOCKDOWN

Until Burial

2/18/2012 2:11 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

The casket of Whitney Houston.
The casket of Whitney Houston will be heavily guarded until the burial Sunday morning, with a whopping 10 security guards tasked with keeping watch on it ... TMZ has learned. 

According to our sources, the casket will be kept at the cemetery until tomorrow's burial ... but will be well-protected until then.

We're told the family will get an opportunity to see Whitney one more time between now and tomorrow morning.  

Today's funeral service featured touching testimonials by Kevin Costner and Clive Davis, among others.

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It amazes me that people are talking so disrespectful about Whitney saying she did not deserve a big funeral she wasn't a soldier and stuff like that. Her family honored her just like the princess she was to them, and the angel with a voice we all know from listening to her songs, so people don't dare take that woman's legacy away from her family and friends. Yes she was as drug user and there are plenty of people like that in people's family so how the **** can people judge. Her funeral is the funeral of typical Americans the only difference is it was televised and her friends happen to be rich and famous. So people complaining STFU and I hope when yall die your family throw you corpses in the ****ing dump where they belong for yall ignorance.

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32.

who cares    

I sure would like to know the number of "Christains" that showed up in a church of god for Whitneys funeral high???? You godly people are trashy at best and ceratinly judgemental. I know atheist that live cleaner lives then most Christains do.

947 days ago
33.

mary    

no1uno: Your right. The Rev does live in eastern long island. I live here, and many times I have seen him walking around. Thinks he is hot stuff, but no one cares about him. Just a big old gas bag! He seems to behave himself on MNSB. Don't know why MSNBC hired him. I am surprised he never had Whitney out on long island. Such a show off!!!!!!

947 days ago
34.

peoplearesilly    

Duh. Of course. Why is this news?

947 days ago
35.

wally    

who cares - your soul is hell,

947 days ago
36.

Genayah    

Not understanding why they would reopen the coffin after consecration. Rest peacefully Whitney!

947 days ago
37.

leslie    

All you whitney haters are going to have to find someone else to talk about. She is gone now. RIP. whitney elizabeth houston

947 days ago
38.

The Neko Nation    

They better keep the casket on lockdown. That piece of ghetto trash Ray J might wanna get on Whitney one more time or that piece of ghetto trash Bobby Brown might want one last chance to abuse Whitney the crack head whore.

947 days ago
39.

LindaJay    

TMZ, thank you for the coverage you have provided over the past week on Whitney. And Whitney, we will always love you.

947 days ago
40.

tia    

die already wtf. she ate pills and drank herself to death. good bye!

947 days ago
41.

Dita Wildflower    

Once again, PerezHilton stole this Headline word for word and then posted it on his page after TMZ did. That guy and his people almost copy and past TMZ's content.

947 days ago
42.

Tr0picalRedb0ne    

So yall only going to name the white people that spoke at her funeral??

947 days ago
43.

kongo    

Bobby brought his family with him, not the guy from the quicky shop. They should have treated him like any other grieving person there. That just was not respectful, no matter what.

947 days ago
44.

Lorri    

Trash is as trash does! Enough already!!

947 days ago
45.

dierdre    

This was a very nice send off to a legend in the entertainment industry....but waaaaaaaaaay tooooo long.....i have to say, i'm sorry but one woman i truly cannot stomach is Dionne Warwick.....She just thinks she's the greatest....and i remember her when she was on Celebrity Apprentice.,....people literally couldn't stand her, because she thought she was so high and almighty....she acted today, as if she wasn't even mourning....how typical of this woman to just grab the mike, and blab, blah, blah, blah, blah.....Ugh....she gets me sick......Cissy Houston on the other hand, i felt sooo bad for, and her daughter Bobbi Kristina.....my heart was hurting for them......very sad.....now people pleeeeeeeeeeze let this woman rest in peace......MEDIA ARE YOU HEARING ME????????????????????????????

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