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Whitney Houston's funeral to be held on Saturday

TRAGIC: Whitney's Funeral to be held on Saturday

WHITNEY HOUSTON'S funeral will reportedly take place this Saturday, in the New Jersey church where she sang as a child.

The owner of the Whigham Funeral Home said the service will be held at noon (local time) at the New Hope Baptist Church in Newark, reports the Associated Press.

The I Will Always Love You singer was declared dead in her fourth-floor room in the Beverly Hills Hotel on Saturday, the eve of one of music’s biggest night, The Grammy awards.

Gossip website TMZ reported that prescription drugs were found in the star's room in the Beverly Hilton Hotel with initial speculation rife that Whitney may have drowned in a bathtub, although the cause of her death is still unconfirmed.

The six-time Grammy-winner’s death hit both her family and the music world hard, with celebrities from all over the world taking to Twitter to share their grief.

“I'm speechless...I'm in shock right now. Just pray for her and the family,” wrote the star’s godmother and singer, Chaka Khan.

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