Whitney Houston's funeral is scheduled for 9am Pacific time tomorrow (Saturday) at the New Hope Baptist Church in the city where she grew up, Newark, New Jersey. The Associated Press is making a live video feed available online. CNN, BET, and the E! channel will also televise the event. Aretha Franklin and Stevie Wonder will sing during the service, and Whitney's close friend Marvin Winans will deliver the eulogy. Actor Kevin Costner, who was Whitney's co-star in the film The Bodyguard, will also speak about Whitney at the funeral tomorrow. After the service, Whitney Houston will be buried at Fair View Cemetery in Westfield, NJ. New Jersey Governor, Chris Christie has ordered all flags on state government buildings be flown at half-staff on Saturday in honor of Houston. Instead of flowers, the Houston family has asked that donations be made to the Whitney E. Houston Academy of Creative and Performing Arts at 215 Dodd Street, East Orange, NJ 07017.
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