Famous friends, family and fans gather in Newark's New Hope Baptist Church to grieve the music legend at her home-going service
Credit: Shannon Stapleton/Reuters/Landov
Updated: Tuesday Feb 21, 2012 | 06:05 AM EST
By: Janet Mock
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Mourners gather around a portrait of the late singer, drawn by a fan right outside the home-going service at the New Hope Baptist Church.
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