Stevie Wonder leaves the church
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Whitney Houston's life celebrated at funeral

The funeral service for Whitney Houston has been taking place in New Jersey in the church where the star first sang as a child.

Houston's cousin, singer Dionne Warwick, presided over the ceremony. Stevie Wonder and Kevin Costner were among the celebrities paying tribute in person.

The singer was found dead one week ago in a hotel in Los Angeles at the age of 48. The BBC's Laura Trevelyan reports.

  • 18 Feb 2012