The Latest: Mourners arrive for funeral of Bobbi Kristina

Staff Writer
Columbus Monthly

11:20 a.m. (EDT)

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed was seen entering a church in suburban Atlanta where media reports say a funeral for Bobbi Kristina Brown is being held. A cousin, Jerod Brown, was also seen entering the church.

Bobbi Kristina, the only child of the late Whitney Houston and R&B singer Bobby Brown, died in hospice care July 26, about six months after she was found face-down and unresponsive in a bathtub at her townhome.

Eight police motorcycles escorted three stretch limousines carrying mourners to the church in Alpharetta ahead of the service. A procession of dozens of cars followed.

Brown and Houston were divorced at the time Houston died in a hotel bathtub in 2012. Bobbi Kristina was her only child.

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9:20 a.m. (EDT)

A hearse carrying the coffin of Bobbi Kristina Brown, the only child of Whitney Houston and R&B singer Bobby Brown, has arrived at a church in suburban Atlanta ahead of a funeral service.

The hearse was escorted by two policemen on motorcycles into the parking lot of St. James United Methodist Church in Alpharetta.

Four men dressed in black suits carried the coffin into the church. Media reports say friends and family are to gather at the church later Saturday to remember the 22-year-old woman.

A police officer stopped vehicles arriving at the church before they were allowed into the parking lot.

Bobbi Kristina died in hospice care July 26, about six months after she was found unresponsive in a bathtub at home.