Elizabeth Taylor - Elizabeth Taylor Late To Her Own Funeral

Elizabeth Taylor was laid to rest in an emotional service on Thursday (24th March 2011) which began 15 minutes late, at the actress's request.Elizabeth Taylor's funeral began 15 minutes late yesterday after the actress had specifically requested that she kept people waiting, reports Usa Today.The small private service was held at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, California. Taylor's friend, the Irish actor Colin Farrell, gave a reading of the poem 'The Leaden Echo and the Golden Echo' by Gerard Manley Hopkins. A family representative said in a statement, "She even wanted to be late for her own funeral", and the service duly ran fifteen minutes behind schedule. Her son Michael Wilding and daughter Liza also gave readings and her grandson Rhys Tivey performed a trumpet solo of 'Amazing Grace'. The service was officiated by a rabbi, as Taylor had converted to Judaism in the 1950's before her marriage to Eddie Fisher.
Elizabeth Taylor, who died early on Wednesday morning (23rd March 2011) from heart failure, was interred in 'The Great Mausoleum', the same area where her friend Michael Jackson was also laid to rest.


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Elizabeth Taylor, was a GREAT LADY, LOVED BY ALL. She is now resting,& at peace, she wil BE MISSED FOR EVER........Her FILM,S will be able to be enjoyed & seen alway,s.........SHE WAS "THE DAME" & respected where ever she went........ REST IN PEACE.....
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Elizabeth Taylor was a great actress she will be missed
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i will miss her very much
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God bless her and the family...She will always be an ironic beauty of the Silver Screen.
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Pardon my PREDICTIVE phone texing! ICONIC BEAUTY! Blessings nd much L.O.V.E. to you, Liz..
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