Whitney Houston

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Whitney Houston's funeral was simultaneously heartwarming and heartbreaking. Though the service was a private, invitation-only affair, fans were able to watch at home as the fallen legend was laid to rest. In case there was any doubt how many lives were touched by Houston and her music, one look at Twitter would assuage them immediately. Here are some of the most memorable tweets in memory of Whitney Houston.


When I heard the classic today it took new meaning.Like she was saying bye don't b sad.I will always love u #Whitneycnn


I cried so hard during Whitney Houston funeral, you would of thought it was my own family had died!!.. R.I.P Whitney Houston!!


So happy #WhitneyCNN shared funeral service wth the world. Very spiritual indeed. But I don't think Whitney approved of kicking exhubby out.


I Will Always Love You… Glad fans like myself were able to experience this service on television! #whitneycnn


RIP Whitney H. We will remember you forever and always praise who you once were. #whitneycnn


The networks did an awesome job covering the story, but i wished we could have seen the viewing #whitneycnn


Whitney must be watching down from Heaven smiling because of all the love she is receiving #WhitneyCNN


Today the world seen Whitney's roots and how it all started. Amazing service!


Never been touched in a long time by a sermon like that. Whitney service brought tears to my eyes. R.I.P angel #whitneycnn


I thought they sent Whitney off in Style, Dignity & Grace!! So glad I got the opp to share in the experience via the airwaves!