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Family and friends gather for Bobbi Kristina Brown funeral

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Family and friends gathered Saturday at the Saint James United Methodist Church in Alpharetta for the funeral of Bobbi Kristina Brown.

Many guests attended the private ceremony, including the singer Monica, actor Michael Jai White, and Mayor Kasim Reed.

Crowds of people mobilized outside the church to catch a glimpse of the family and the celebrities in attendance.

"I know people will probably say she's in a better place. She's with her mother now. But at the same time, she had a lot of life ahead of her to live," said Brenda Miller.

Several people not on the guest list tried to get in, but were turned away.

"I'm not the type of person where I stalk the celebrity lifestyle and stuff like that, but Bobbi is like a homegirl, and Bobby Brown is from here...I want to know what happened," said Reo Wallace.

Bobbi Kristina Brown, 22, passed away June 26, 2015 at a local hospice care center in Atlanta.

The funeral was held nearly six months after Brown, the only child of the late singer Whitney Houston, was found unconscious in her bathtub.

Bobbi Kristina will be buried next to her mother in New Jersey, Monday.

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