Porter, who shares three children with ex Sean "Diddy" Combs, was found dead in her home aged 47 on 15 November a year ago, with the circumstances surrounding her death pending investigation. They have three children: twin girls Jessie James and D'Lila, 12, and son Christian, 20.
Diddy released a statement days after her passing, captioning an old video of the two, filmed when Kim was pregnant: "For the last three days I've been trying to wake up out of this nightmare". Combs also helped raise 27-year-old Quincy Brown, Porter's son with 80's singer and record producer Al B. Sure.
"She was a loving mother and devoted friend. Kim was the type of woman who changed lives for the better", the Porter, Goodwin and Combs families say in a statement January 25 to The Associated Press. At the time, TMZ reported Diddy's ex-girlfriend had been suffering flu-like symptoms, and possibly pneumonia, for several weeks.
The funeral was held Saturday in Porter's hometown of Columbus, Georgia, at a megachurch that can seat 2,500. I took a lot of 'L's... that's life. But I haven't. I don't know what I'm going to do without you baby.
Listen to Newsbeatlive at 12:45 and 17:45 every weekday on BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra - if you miss us you can listen back here. Kim's death certificate, which was completed a day after she was found dead, previously listed her cause of death as "deferred" and the manner of death as "pending investigation".
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