Star Entertainers Memorialize Whitney Houston At Funeral

NEWARK, N.J. (CBS) — The funeral for Whitney Houston was held Saturday at the New Jersey church she attended as a child.

The New Hope Baptist Church in Newark was filled for the invitation-only service, which included singing by Stevie Wonder and Alicia Keys as well as remarks from Kevin Costner.

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Houston died Feb. 11 in California, the day before the Grammy Awards.

Houston was 48. A cause of death hasn’t been determined.

Stevie Wonder sings at the funeral for Whitney Houston

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