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LA funeral held for Majel Roddenberry

January 5, 2009

About 300 people, some in Star Trek costumes, attended the Los Angeles funeral of Majel Barrett Roddenberry on Sunday, E! News reported.

The woman known as the First Lady of Star Trek died Dec. 18, reportedly from leukemia, at the age of 76. She was married to late Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry from 1969 until he died in 1991 at the age of 70. She played Nurse Christina Chapel on the original Star Trek TV series and also lent her voice to the USS Enterprise’s computer in various other Trek projects.

Majel Barrett Roddenberry was buried at Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills cemetery during a public service attended by family, friends and Star Trek fans. Among the mourners were original Trek stars Walter Koenig, Nichelle Nichols and George Takei, E! News said.


Source: upi



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