First Photo From Kim Porter’s Funeral Reveals She Will Be Buried In A Golden Casket

Kim Porter during The 2003 CFDA Fashion Awards - Arrivals at New York Public Library in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Lawrence Lucier/FilmMagic)

First Photo From Kim Porter’s Funeral Reveals She Will Be Buried In A Golden Casket

Celebrities and family have gathered for the somber event.

Published November 24, 2018

  1. Today (Nov. 24), the beloved Kim Porter will be laid to rest at the Cascade Hills Church in Columbus, Georgia.

    Last week, news that the mother-of-four died unexpectedly at age of 47, shocking the internet to the core—especially Diddy, the father of her twin girls Jessie James and D'Lila, 11; and son Christian, 20. As well as her oldest son, Quincy, 27, from a previous relationship with Al B. Sure.

  2. Update! The Beloved Mother Will Be Buried in A Golden Casket

    Before Diddy arrived, TMZ obtained a photo from inside the funeral showing Kim's golden casket's topped and surrounded by beautiful bouquets of flowers. A large black and white photo of Kim could also be seen near the stage. 

  3. UPDATE! So far it has been reported the following celebrities were present during the service:

    Al B. Sure, Mary J. BligeDallas AustinBishop Noel JonesKimora Lee Simmons, Faith Evans, Tichina ArnoldRyan Destiny, and more.

  4. TMZ broke the story that Kim was fighting the flu and went to bed on November 14.

    Sadly, the next morning family members learned the tragic news that she passed away when they tried to wake her up. Authorities have yet to give the exact cause of death.

  5. According to TMZ, the cherished model will be buried next to her mother, Sarah Lee Porter, who died in 2014.

    The funeral scheduled for 11 AM ET will have both the Combs and Porter families along with an estimated 1,200 to 1,500 mourners attending.

  6. Most likely, Diddy will deliver a eulogy.

    The music mogul recently posted a heartfelt message to his longtime friend and mother to his children.

    A day after Thanksgiving, the Porter, Goodwin and Combs families issued a statement honoring her life to The Associated Press making it clear, “although we’ve lost our best friend, God has gained a special angel and we know she is watching over us.”

    The statement continued, “God broke the mold when he made Kim, there was truly no other woman like her. Although her time here on earth was far too short, she lived a life full of purpose and meaning. She was a loving mother and devoted friend. She was the epitome of kindness and grace. There wasn’t a person she met who’s soul she did not touch. Kim was the type of woman who changed lives for the better.”

    Adding, “She will be forever remembered and missed by so many. As her family, we promise to honor her every day of our lives. We love you always.”

  7. We’ll keep you updated on the latest. Rest in Peace, Kim Porter!

Written by BET Staff

(Photo: Lawrence Lucier/FilmMagic)


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