Carrie Fisher's family will gather to say goodbye to the beloved actress later this week.
A private family memorial for Fisher is planned for Thursday, Jan. 5, a source close to the family tells ET, adding that there may be a more public celebration down the road.
Fisher's brother and Reynolds' son, Todd Fisher, revealed last week that he was planning a joint funeral
for Fisher and her mother, Debbie Reynolds, who died a day apart. A source close to the family later told ET that a small, private memorial will be held for Reynolds on Friday. The actresses will be buried next to each other at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
"My mother loves hummingbirds, and had hummingbirds in her yard," Todd explained in an interview with 20/20. "We were going all over the place, and we got to this one place to look at this one thing, these hummingbirds came, and it was just like 'fait accompli,' as my mother would say."
at age 60 on Tuesday, less than a week after going into cardiac arrest during a flight from London to Los Angeles, On Wednesday, Reynolds died
from a suspected stroke at 84 years old.
"She just left to be with Carrie," Todd said, adding that from his point of view, his mother's death was "destiny" because she "didn't want to leave Carrie and did not want her to be alone."
Carrie's daughter, Billie Lourd, broke her silence
on Monday to thank fans for their support during this difficult time.
"Receiving all of your prayers and kind words over the past week has given me strength during a time I thought strength could not exist," the 24-year-old Scream Queens star wrote on Instagram, alongside a touching photo of herself with her mother and grandmother. "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."
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