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fb natalie funeralYesterday our beloved Natalie Cole was laid to rest. She was sent off in a beautiful 3 hour funeral, that was attended by many of her closest family and friends, including several R&B legends who paid their respects to their friend.

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Smokey Robinson stands behind Natalie Cole’s casket as he speaks about his friend

Cole’s funeral was held at West Angeles Church of God in Christ in Glendale, CA. and her casket was closed, with many white flowers adorning her it and a large photo of Natalie next to it.

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Photo credit: TV host, Shaun Robinson; Instagram

One of the most touching and beautiful scenes of Natalie Cole’s entire funeral, was the fact that her only child, her son Robbie Yancy, was a part of the band that was providing the music throughout the services. Robbie helped to send his mother off by playing through his pain and honoring his mother and her legacy by giving with something she deeply loved- beautiful music.

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source: iloveoldschoolmusic.com

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