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Whitney Houston

Laid to Rest

2/19/2012 10:10 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Pop legend Whitney Houston was buried today at Fairview Cemetery.

Pop legend Whitney Houston was buried today at Fairview Cemetery in Westfield, NJ.

Houston was laid to rest next to her father, John Russell Houston, who died in 2003. The burial was a small "family only" affair and not the star-studded event that yesterday's moving funeral service was.

As TMZ first reported, Whitney's casket was heavily protected since the funeral yesterday ... with nearly 10 security guards working in shifts to keep it guarded.

Houston passed away back on February 11. A cause of death has yet to be determined.

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GreyWolf    

In 1991, Houston put together her Welcome Home Heroes concert with HBO for the soldiers fighting in the Persian Gulf War and their families. The free concert took place at Naval Station Norfolk in Norfolk, Virginia in front of 3,500 servicemen and women. HBO descrambled the concert so that it was free for everyone to watch.[90] Houston's concert gave HBO its highest ratings ever I posted this because I'm so sick of people complaining about the flag being lowered for Whitney. BEFORE YOU ASSUME, LEARN THE FACT, BEFORE YOU JUDGE, UNDERSTAND WHY, BEFORE YOU HURT SOMEONE, FELL, BEFORE YOU SPEAK, THINK. R.I.P. Whitney. <3

946 days ago
152.

sofi    

May you rest in peace Whitney,may God give you the peace you couldn't find while you were still alive.

946 days ago
153.

247Man    

I am sick and tired of hearing about Houston's death and couldn't care less!

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154.

Harvey    

Why was Jesse Jackson sitting on the stage ?
He looked bored and disinterested in the moving tribute to Whitney ?

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HMichaelH    

One of the more humorous sights at this funeral was the fashion statement made by the funeral director, whose costume was a perfect match to the gold color of the hearse. I mean to ask, are these people a class act? The disorganization and harsh noise masked as religious music of the ceremony could only have been cheapened by a Funeral Director dressed to match the hearse!

946 days ago
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toochieB    

u knw who n dis world iz so damn perfect, dis is 4da person who claims 2b so close 2sum1 dat knew whitney behind scenes, ur a ****ing moron u silly ass idiot. everyone loved whitney and she was very sweet. and guess what who da fu.. ru people 2b da judge anybody, gt a life bcuz whitney had one

946 days ago
157.

Lorry    

You have just shown your disrespect towards a deceased person. You truly have no fear of God. Do you have genuine love for anyone? Think of someone you love with all your heart and soul, you lose that person, and the response is someone trying to do an advertisement. But your actions fit well with the rest of this cruel world we live in. Hope you feel good about yourself. Blessing and peace to the Whitney Houston family and you too Bobby Brown. Through your ups and downs in your marriage, I know how much Whitney loved you and I know you loved her too. Sorry for all those that judge your feelings. God Blessings To All.

946 days ago
158.

Bryan    

what is rong with people? who ever is saying this and saying that remember this we are all going that way sooner r later so keep talking. show some respect for the lady

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159.

govaniteshe    

Ilove you Whitney Houston Restn peace bay I am Soory

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160.

JOCELYN     

I STILL LOVE YOU WHINEY!

946 days ago
161.

Jutta Carter    

Enough is ENOUGH of Whitney Houston !!!!!!!!!!!!! She was not an Example for our youth.
This endless tirade of broadcasting of her is unsensitive to a Fox News Channel. I watch
FoxNews almost exclusively and I have enough of this to change the channel. It is totally
OVERDONE !!!! I am listening to Geraldo. or I was . NOW is Channel-switching time. I am disgusted !!!

946 days ago
162.

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946 days ago
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CARMEN    

Some people dont understand the battle that millions of people like whitney houston? michael Jackson? Lindsey Lohan? and of course Elvis Presley. I believe that the money, the power, the celebrity status is overwhelming for many of these people? The more money they have the more accessible prescription drugs? illegal drugs? alcohol? Its a vicious cycle. Addiction kills people from all walks of life? rich,poor, black, white,asian hispanic,addiction has no
problem affecting any of us. I feel that its an epidemic? as a therapist and substance abuse specialist. The war on drugs will not stop.People who use drugs and alcohol? are not weak? they are trying not to feel real life problems. In whitney houston case? she was trying to come back? bigger and better as a singer, actress etc? but this woman who had it all? was just like the rest of us? she was human? meaning, her self worth? her voice? her addiction?
slowed her down to death. I worry about her daughter? whos next?

946 days ago
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Sally    

Ppl, have respect for the dead. Judge not for you did not walk in her shoes. Live your lives and stop trying to ridicule someone else. God is the only true and just one judge.... focus on living your life for God. She was givinig a beautiful send off so let her RIP.

946 days ago
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patty    

i just hope to god they do better w/ bobbi/kris - they have to learn there is no such thing as magical rehab - they kept sending whitney, but didn't do the family therapy, hetting a sponsor and attend meetings when she got out - any can get clean for a min after rehab, but this family needs to learn the hard work the whole family needs to keep them sober - so pray for bobbi and include after rehab - 60 meetings - 60 days, then keep up for the rest of her life!

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