The 47-year-old model and actress and mother of four was honored at a service at Cascade Hills Church in Columbus, Georgia. Guests included her ex Sean "Diddy" Combs, who shares three children with her, his mother Janice Combs, as well as Kimora Lee Simmons, Tichina Arnold, NeNe Leakes, Kandi Burruss, Lil' Kim, Yolanda Adams, Mary J. Bligeand Faith Evans.
"Today we lay to rest our ANGEL. Her spirit lives on with us FOREVER!!!" Diddy tweeted before the service began. "We thank you all for your prayers and support. You have no idea how much it means to us. We thank GOD for all of you. #KimPorter."
The rapper and producer gave a eulogy at the funeral, talking about how his and Porter's relationship involved.
"As time went on, our relationship took so many different changes, from being boyfriend and girlfriend to being lovers to being best friends," he said, according to audio posted by TMZ. "Somebody that you know you can count on, somebody that has your back, you have their back."
Porter was found dead in her bed at her Los Angeles-area home on November 15. She and Diddy were together for more than a decade until 2007. They shared a 20-year-old son, Christian, and 11-year-old twin daughters, D'Lila Star and Jessie James. Diddy also helped raise Porter's son Quincy Brown, 27, from her previous relationship with Al B. Sure!. Diddy also has a 24-year-old son, Justin, and 12-year-old daughter Chance, from two previous relationships.
"I just want to say to my kids, Justin, Christian, D'Lila, Jesse, Chance, the other man in the house, Quincy, I pledge in front of everybody right now that I will always be there for you," Diddy said at the funeral, drawing cheers. "I will always take care of you."