julia-roberts-sister-nancy-motes-memorialJulia Roberts may have been a no-show for the March 8 memorial service for her half sister, Nancy Motes ? but in?In Touch?has learned it was for good reason.?

A source exclusively reveals to the mag, on stands now, that the Oscar winner and her mother, Betty Lou Motes, held a separate, private service for Nancy ? who died on?Feb. 9?of an apparent drug overdose ? one day earlier at the same church so they could grieve alone. ?The family didn?t want the focus of the [public] memorial to be on them,? the source reveals to?In Touch. ?They wanted it to be about Nancy and her memory.?

Despite a reportedly long-standing rift with Nancy, Julia wanted the utmost respect paid to her sister, 37. ?The whole Roberts family came and brought pictures of Nancy. Each honored her in their own way,? the source tells?In Touch. ?It was tough for them, but I think Nancy would?ve been very happy with the way things were done.?

Source?IN TOUCH WEEKLY

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.