Elvis daughter: Public funeral service for Lisa Marie Presley at Graceland

Elvis daughter
Public memorial service for Lisa Marie Presley at Graceland

Lisa Marie Presley arrives for the premiere of the film "Mad Max - Fury Road" at the TCL Chinese Theater (2015).  She died on January 12, 202

Lisa Marie Presley arrives for the premiere of the film ‘Mad Max – Fury Road’ at the TCL Chinese Theater (2015). She died on January 12, 2023. Photo

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Elvis Presley’s only daughter died ten days ago at the age of 54 following a medical emergency. Now Lisa Marie Presley is to be remembered at a funeral service in Graceland.

The Elvis daughter who died at the age of only 54 Lisa Marie Presley is to be commemorated on Sunday (from 4 p.m. CET) with a public memorial service in Graceland. Family, friends, fans and onlookers are expected to attend the memorial service at the Elvis Mansion in Memphis, Tennessee.

After funeral service All guests are to move together to Presley’s Grave, which is located on the grounds near the grave of her father, rock ‘n’ roll legend Elvis Presley (1935-1977). The Graceland estate is now a museum and a place of pilgrimage for fans. In lieu of flowers, the Presley family would like donations to the Presley Foundation to support select charities.

No details known about the cause of death

Elvis Presley’s only child died on January 12 at the age of 54 after a medical emergency. Details on the cause of death were not initially available. Her mother, actress Priscilla Presley (77), announced her daughter’s death. “It is with a heavy heart that I share the devastating news that my beautiful daughter Lisa Marie left us,” Priscilla shared. “She was the most passionate, strong and loving woman I’ve ever known.”

Lisa Marie Presley’s parents’ love story made headlines around the world: Priscilla’s Stepfather was stationed in Germany, where the fateful first encounter of the then 14-year-old with the “Love Me Tender” star took place in 1959. Priscilla had to come of age and finish school before they were married in Las Vegas in May 1967. Nine months later, daughter Lisa Marie was born. The turbulent marriage lasted six years. After the divorce in 1973, neither of them remarried.

Lisa Marie was nine when her father died

Lisa Marie Presley was nine years old when her famous father died in 1977 at the age of 42. She has pursued a singing career herself and has released three studio albums, most recently Storm & Grace in 2012.

But Presley made more headlines with her private life. She was divorced four times and had four children: 14-year-old twin daughters from her fourth marriage to Michael Lockwood and daughter Riley from her first marriage to musician Danny Keough. Son Benjamin Keough took his own life in 2020 at the age of 27, and he is also in Graceland buried. Presley was also intermittently married to pop star Michael Jackson and actor Nicolas Cage. “Lisa had the most amazing laugh of anyone I’ve ever met. She brightened up every room,” Cage said after Presley’s death.


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