Anne Heche will be buried with her peers in a Los Angeles cemetery, her family has revealed, according to USA Today. The actress was cremated in Hollywood Forever Cemetery on August 18, nearly two weeks after she succumbed to injuries sustained in a high-speed crash on August 5. She was 58 years old.
Heche’s ashes are reportedly interred in a mausoleum in the cemetery, which is the final resting place of fellow screen stars Judy Garland and Douglas Fairbanks, as well as music legends such as Chris Cornell and Johnny Ramone. A small memorial is to be held once the actor’s tombstone is etched.
“My brother Atlas and I would like to thank Tyler, Noelle and all the amazing people at Hollywood Forever for their kindness, compassion and generosity,” the statement read on behalf of the actor’s two children, Homer Laffoon, 20. Atlas Tupper, 13, read. The boys went on to explain the heartwarming rationale behind their choice, and we think it’s something the ‘Six Days, Seven Nights’ actor would appreciate.
Anne Heche’s sons say the actor “belongs” among their fans, too.
Anne Heche’s eldest son, Homer Laffoon, chose Hollywood Forever Cemetery after seeing the band My Morning Jacket perform there after his mother’s death. According to Fox News, he “loved the vibrancy of the place,” which convinced him to choose it as her permanent address.
The place has gained popularity as a venue for events such as film screenings, live concerts and festivals. “Hollywood Forever is a place alive,” Laffoon said of the graveyard in the statement, adding that “the kindness and outpouring of the past few days has reminded us that she belongs to her fans too, to the entertainment community, and now to this.” Age.”
Heche’s children believe she would have approved of her decision. “We are confident that our mother would love the place we have chosen for her; he is beautiful, calm and she will be among her Hollywood peers,” the statement continued. According to USA Today, the mausoleum is located in the cemetery’s Garden of Legends, which overlooks the lake where Burt Reynolds is buried.