Hollywood icon and civil rights activist Lena Horne will be laid to rest in New York City today. Her funeral will take place at the St. Ignatius Loyola Roman Catholic Church on Park Avenue on the Upper East Side, where Horne spent her last days. Celebrities, family and friends are expected to attend. ESSENCE.com will be there covering the passing of a legend. Here's what you had to say: Desiree Jordan commented: "Now you watch us from amongst the real stars in the night sky Ms. Horne and this comforts me..."

Essence.com
May, 14, 2010

lena-horne-classic.jpg Hollywood icon and civil rights activist Lena Horne will be laid to rest in New York City today. Her funeral will take place at the St. Ignatius Loyola Roman Catholic Church on Park Avenue on the Upper East Side, where Horne spent her last days. Celebrities, family and friends are expected to attend. ESSENCE.com will be there covering the passing of a legend. Check back for more details.