Legendary singer Whitney Houston will be laid to rest on Saturday, February 18, at the Fairview Cemetery in Westfield, New Jersey.

While the invitees including the friends and family of the late star would be paying their last respects at a private funeral at the New Hope Baptist Church, fans are expected to crowd the streets near the church.

Though police is planning to lock down the streets near the church, a large number of fans are expected to crowd the area surrounding the funeral home and the cemetery where will be buried.

Whitney Houston has a huge fan following across the world and flowers, balloons and cards dedicated to the singer can be seen at many makeshift memorial sites across the world.

Take a look at Whitney Houston being remembered by fans, across the globe:

A fan wears a T-shirt with an image of pop singer Whitney Houston outside the Whigham funeral home in Newark, New Jersey.Reuters
A Filipino fan writes a message on a tribute wall for the late American singer-actress Whitney Houston that is displayed inside a mall in Manila February 15, 2012.Reuters
Flowers, a teddy bear and photographs of the late singer Whitney Houston are pictured at a makeshift memorial to her at a corner of the Beverly Hilton HotelReuters
A T-shirt and a note left by a fan is pictured at a makeshift memorial to singer Whitney Houston at a corner of the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly HillsReuters
Visitors view part of a makeshift memorial for the late singer Whitney Houston in Newark.Reuters
A well-wisher stands in front of gifts and flowers commemorating singer Whitney Houston, at the elementary school Houston attended, renamed The Whitney E. Houston Academy of Creative and Performing Arts, in East Orange, New Jersey.Reuters