Closed captioning of: Elizabeth Taylor buried in private ceremony
was laid to rest on thursday. at her request she arrived a fashionable
has the details. good morning to you.
good morning, matt. the funeral in glendale was planned as a
private family event and that's what it became. but it still drew lots of attention. outside the famed
forest lawn cemetery
an army of cameras and reporters from around the world reported the somber arrival of five black limousines carrying
's family. only about three dozen relatives attended the funeral. from the air they could be seen driving up to a
tent as to officials watched the arrivals. taylor left instructions that the service begin at least
later than scheduled because, quote, she even wanted to be late for her own funeral.
i'm amazed at how funny she is and had a great sense of humor. to me it's not surprising that she would go out with an understated flair.
the service included
, two of her children and a grandson. another grandson played
on the trumpet. glendale police said she'll be interred in the great mausoleum where
she's not next to
but near, in the same mausoleum, yes.
burial occurs after death.
became jewish when she was 27 before her marriage to
, her fourth of seven husbands. her final resting place,
, is where many
are also buried including
. at the end of the service there was no procession and family members departed as quietly as they arrived, silent in their private grief. as for a public
a publicist said it could be several weeks before the details are confirmed. matt?
in glen tail, california, this morning. thank you very much.
seems like it would be like
even in talking about a funeral that is so sad she would leave us with a smile.