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Carrie Fisher, Debbie Reynolds To Be Buried Together

01/04/2017 08:57 EST

Screen icon Debbie Reynolds and her daughter, "Star Wars" legend Carrie Fisher, are to be buried side by side among numerous stars of Hollywood's Golden Age, U.S. media reported Tuesday.

ABC News said a private memorial service limited to family and close friends would take place on Thursday.

Reynolds's son Todd Fisher told ABC's "20/20" on Friday he was planning a joint service at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in the Hollywood Hills with the help of Billie Lourd, his niece and Carrie Fisher's daughter.

carrie fisher debbie reynolds Debbie Reynolds and daughter Carrie Fisher pose in the press room at the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 25, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)

The Hollywood Reporter quoted a family source as confirming there would also be an event at the Beverly Hills compound where Reynolds and Fisher were neighbours.

"I'm not sure what they're calling it — a funeral or a wake — but it will be Thursday at the house," the source said.

"It will be exactly what they both wanted, to be together."

The family is understood to be discussing a public memorial, although no plans have been announced.

Other celebrities laid to rest at Forest Lawn include Bette Davis, Reynolds's onscreen mother in "A Catered Affair" (1956), and Reynolds's close friend Liberace.

carrie fisher debbie reynolds Debbie Reynolds holding her daughter, Carrie Fisher, 1959. (Photo by ullstein bild/ullstein bild via Getty Images)

Silent film star Buster Keaton, Oscar-winning Rod Steiger and David Carrandine, the star of "Kung Fu" and Quentin Tarantino's "Kill Bill" films, are also buried there.

Reynolds, who tap-danced her way into American hearts as a star of "Singin' in the Rain," died on Wednesday last week, a day after daughter Carrie Fisher's death.

The 84-year-old suffered a stroke at the Beverly Hills compound as she was making funeral arrangements for Fisher, who had suffered a heart attack.

"She didn't die of a broken heart. She just left to be with Carrie," Todd Fisher told "20/20."

carrie fisher debbie reynolds American actress Debbie Reynolds with her daughter Carrie Fisher, 1972. (Photo by Dove/Evening Standard/Getty Images)

Fisher, who catapulted to worldwide stardom as rebel warrior Princess Leia in the original "Star Wars" trilogy, died in Los Angeles four days after suffering a heart attack on a transatlantic flight. She was 60.

Lourd opened up on Monday about losing her mother and grandmother just a day apart, telling her Instagram followers their prayers and kind words had given her strength "during a time I thought strength could not exist."

"There are no words to express how much I will miss my Abadaba and my one and only Momby. Your love and support means the world to me," the 24-year-old wrote.

"Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds," a documentary about Reynolds's at-times rocky relationship with her daughter, premiered at this year's Cannes Film Festival and is due to air on HBO on Saturday.

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