Jacksons Wrap Up Tributes In LA And Indiana

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June 25, 2010 | 3:55pm EST

It was high noon for the Jackson family on Friday as matriarch Katherine and her kids Janet, Tito, Jermaine and Randy attended Los Angeles and Indiana tributes to superstar Michael within 40 minutes of each other.
Janet and Randy arrived at the Forest Lawn Cemetery memorial in Glendale, California just before noon.

Both were in a somber, quiet mood but they waved at fans and well-wishers as they entered the cemetery. Janet wore dark glasses and a fitted black skirt suit.

The brother and sister were joined by Tito Jackson minutes later. He greeted fans waiting in line to enter the gravesite and pay their respects, shook hands and accepted gifts. Brother Jermaine arrived at Forest Lawn at 12.05pm and smiled to and waved at fans.

Then, minutes later in the family’s native Gary, Indiana, Katherine Jackson unveiled a marble tribute to her son, erected on the lawn of the home where the Jackson legend began.

City Mayor Rudy Clay and Randy Jackson’s daughter Genevieve welcomed the family matriarch as she stepped out of the home at 2300 Jackson Avenue.

Wearing a pale yellow pantsuit, Katherine delivered a brief speech to the hundreds of fans who attended the event and then unveiled the stone tribute, which featured Michael Jackson in one of his most famous poses.

Comedian Eddie Griffin, a longtime Jackson family friend, provided a moment of humor at the Indiana ceremony when he performed an impromptu Michael Jackson dance routine on the lawn.

Meanwhile, back in California, brothers Randy, Tito and Jermaine and sister Janet left Forest Lawn Cemetery together at 12.40pm local time after briefly chatting with fans and accepting flower gifts from them.

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