Bobbi Kristina for burial today

The body of 22-year-old daughter of Bobbi Kristina, daughter of American musicians, Bobby Brown and the late Whitney Houston, will be interned today, in New Jessey.

Kristina died in hospice care on July 26, six months after she was found face down and unresponsive in a bathtub at her Atlanta home on January 31. She never regained consciousness after the incident.

Reports say she will be buried beside her mother at Fairview Cemetery, Westfield, New Jersey.

A celebration of the life and times of the only offspring of the famous musical couple together was held as a private funeral service at St. James United Methodist Church, Alphretta, Georgia, at the weekend.

It was a gathering of family members and close friends, while fans converged outside to pay their last respect. Afterwards, guests were treated to a quiet meal at the Houston family estate.

The body of Kristina was carried in a silver casket to the church, where the invitation-only service included grandmother Cissy Houston; Bobby Brown and his wife, Alicia; and celebrities including media mogul Tyler Perry and singer Monica.

Emotions rose, as ‘Whitney Houston gave her daughter a final goodbye’, with the final song being Jesus Loves Me by Whitney.

During the ceremony, members of both the Brown and Houston families spoke as well as Tyler Perry. Although he was not listed as a speaker, Bobby Brown wrote a special message in the funeral’s program which read, “I also will always love you.”

Animosity between the Brown and Houston families rear its ugly head again during the funeral, but Perry was on hand to put it under control, when Kristina’s aunt, Leola Brown attempted to interrupt Pat Houston, who was preparing to speak at the ceremony.

Perry had also been in touch with the family since Kristina’s hospitalization, and had helped in planning the funeral.

A few days to the funeral, Kristina’s ex, Nick Gordon, who was being fingered in the deceased crisis, sent an email to her father and aunt, begging to be allowed to attend the service.

He wrote: “I loved Krissi with all my heart, and I am destroyed that she is gone, and I need to say goodbye.” He went on, “Krissi loved me very much, and would want me there.”

Another mild drama was said to occur during the funeral when Alicia was rushed to an Atlanta area hospital after suffering a seizure.

A source told TMZ that once Alicia got to the hospital, she was able to walk inside with little help, and that Bobby Brown has been by her side.

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