Family and friends gather to say their final goodbye.Whitney Elizabeth Houston, born in Newark, New Jersey on August 9, 1963, was laid to rest next to her father today by her family and friends. View the elegant program, provided by the entertainmentrundown.com, that was handed out during her funeral. The back cover of Whitney’s memorial service program is a heartfelt letter to her, written by her mother, legendary soul and gospel singer, Cissy Houston. Whitney will be missed! RIH (Rest In Heaven) Whitney!