Michael Jackson's family has arrived at his Los Angeles funeral, Usmagazine.com has confirmed.
Joe Jackson was in the first car of a processional that departed from Katherine's Encino, Calif. mansion, Hayvenhurst, CNN reports.
Security checked each car that was admitted to the cemetery.
After the private funeral, Jackson's body will be transported to the Staples Center for his public memorial, Los Angeles Police Chief William Bratton has confirmed.
Last night, family gathered at Forest Lawn Memorial Park for a private viewing. Bodyguards attempted to shield Jackson's draped casket as helicopters flew overhead.