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Brittany Murphy funeral plans

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Christmas Eve memorial

Brittany Murphy will be laid to rest at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in a private service on December 24.

Christmas Eve memorialWhile there's been chatter of a more public memorial in the New Year, the December 24 burial service will be a private, family affair and there are security guards onsite to keep it that way. Word is, however, Murphy's estranged father won't be attending.

Located in the Hollywood Hills, Forest Lawn Memorial Parks and Mortuaries are the most common final resting place for Los Angeles locals, including celebrities like Michael Jackson, Bette Davis, Lucille Ball and John Ritter.

Murphy's death has been all over the news since she passed at only 32-years-old on Sunday. The cause of death as pronounced a heart attack and there are reports she also suffered internal bleeding before her untimely passing, but speculation continues.

While there's talk of anorexia and a plethora of prescription pills in her home, her widower Simon Monjack has been quite verbal in denying allegations of an underlying eating disorder or prescription drug overdose. It could take up to six weeks before toxicology reports come in.

SheKnows again sends out condolences to Murphy's family. May she rest in peace.

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