Remembering Pop Queen Whitney Houston: 1963-2012 | NBC Southern California

Remembering the pop queen

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2012 at 07:07 AM PST

Whitney Houston Cemetery Shut Down to Fans

Whitney Houston Cemetery Shut Down to Fans

The New Jersey cemetery where Whitney Houston was laid to rest Sunday was shut down to fans Monday afternoon after cemetery officials became concerned about growing crowds.

Monday, Feb 20, 2012 at 05:52 AM PST

Whitney's Dress, Earrings up for Auction

Whitney's Dress, Earrings up for Auction

A dress Whitney Houston wore in the movie "The Bodyguard" is already ready to be auctioned off.

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2012 at 07:14 AM PST

Whitney Houston Laid to Rest at NJ Burial

Whitney Houston Laid to Rest at NJ Burial

Whitney Houston was laid to rest Sunday at a brief private ceremony in New Jersey, the end of a weekend that saw the pop star's family and friends gather at a star-studded funeral to mourn her loss while...

Saturday, Feb 18, 2012 at 07:36 PM PST

Fans Kept From Funeral Mourn Houston in NJ Streets

Fans Kept From Funeral Mourn Houston in NJ Streets

About 100 people crowded together at Jay and Sussex streets about three blocks from the church, a rundown enclave in urban Newark.

Saturday, Feb 18, 2012 at 04:43 PM PST

Loss Amid Normalcy at Hotel Where Whitney Died

Loss Amid Normalcy at Hotel Where Whitney Died

Lined with black-and-white photos of Hollywood stars, the hallway on the fourth floor where Houston died was empty and silent, and without security. Only housekeeping staff could be seen going room to room.

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