Cicely Tyson's funeral brings mourners to Harlem

Bill and Hillary Clinton, actor-director Tyler Perry and singer Valerie Simpson of Ashford & Simpson are among those who attended a private memorial service for legendary actresss Cicely Tyson. (Feb. 16)

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LARRY THOMPSON: She was a force of nature. She was one of God's spirits. Her performances as an actress was able to capture that spirit, and it came out in her performances. She was more than an actress. She was a trailblazer. She was a gift from God that we will treasure forever.

JOSEPH JOUBERT: It just was so moving, the music, the tributes, the fact that President Clinton was there to speak. Tyler Perry, Valerie Simpson, BeBe Winans, it was a really moving experience. And showed the tribute to what a great lady she was. An icon, a legend.