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Elizabeth Taylor's Funeral, Memorial Details Revealed

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She will be buried at the same cemetery where Michael Jackson is entombed.

Elizabeth Taylor will be buried at Forest Lawn in Glendale, Calif., according to her death certificate.

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That is where her longtime friend, Michael Jackson, is entombed.

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A memorial service will be held for her Thursday at Forest Lawn as well, according to Entertainment Tonight.

Taylor died Wednesday at 79 from congestive heart failure; read Hollywood tributes to the two-time Oscar winner.

"She was surrounded by her children: Michael Wilding, Christopher Wilding, Liza Todd and Maria Burton," Taylor's publicist, Sally Morrison, said in a statement.

"My Mother was an extraordinary woman who lived life to the fullest, with great passion, humor, and love," her son, Michael, said in a statement to ABC News. "Though her loss is devastating to those of us who held her so close and so dear, we will always be inspired by her enduring contribution to our world. Her remarkable body of work in film, her ongoing success as a businesswoman, and her brave and relentless advocacy in the fight against HIV/AIDS, all make us all incredibly proud of what she accomplished. We know, quite simply, that the world is a better place for Mom having lived in it. Her legacy will never fade, her spirit will always be with us, and her love will live forever in our hearts."

Her family has asked that contributions be made to the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation in lieu of flowers. Personal messages should be directed to Taylor's Facebook page, which quickly filled with tributes Wednesday.