Friday, September 4, 2009

Michael Jackson's Funeral Service - Sep 4

More than two months after he died, and following a steady trickle of gossip over how and where he would be laid to rest, Michael Jackson was entombed Thursday night at a highly guarded mausoleum in a Los Angeles suburb.

About 200 people, including Elizabeth Taylor, Lisa Marie Presley, Macaulay Culkin, Quincy Jones and many other celebrities, attended the nearly 90-minute ceremony behind the gates of the heavily guarded Forest Lawn cemetery here, several miles north of downtown Los Angeles. NY Times has more..

Michael Jackson's gold casket topped with a bejewelled crown rests during the funeral service held at Glendale Forest Lawn Memorial Park on Sept. 3, 2009 in Glendale, Calif.. Jackson, 50, died at UCLA Medical Center after going into cardiac arrest at his rented home on June 25, 2009 in Los Angeles, Calif. - AP - 4 September, 2009

Scene at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, Calif., on Thursday Sept. 3, 2009. Michael Jackson is scheduled to be interred in the Great Mausoleum, where he will be joining Hollywood legends such as Clark Gable, Jean Harlow and W.C. Fields. - AP - 4 September, 2009

Elizabeth Taylor was at the funeral service

Michael's father and mother

Janet Jackson, Randy Jackson, Jackie Jackson, Tito Jackson, Jermaine Jackson and Marlon Jackson attend Michael Jackson's funeral service held at Glendale Forest Lawn Memorial Park on Sept. 3, 2009 in Glendale, Calif. - AP - 4 September, 2009

Janet Jackson, second from right

More pictures can be viewed on The Star Gallery..

Source: The Star, NY Times


  1. Anonymous8:20 PM

    Finally, they let go of his body.

  2. And I think there'll still be people out there who believe MJ is still alive : )

  3. Tekkaus, yeah, RIP MJ..

    Asha, I think they were still waiting for his body part to be returned to the body after all the tests they had to conduct. Yep, finally..

    Foong, there always will be. There are people who still believe that Elvis was still alive when he died.

  4. Thanks for the quick coverage. Didn't had the time to read it on the papers, and so this came in handy.

  5. You are welcome, Shingo san.