After his recent tragic death Lisa Marie Presleyhis family announced a public memorial for the singer at their infamous Graceland estate.
Lisa Marie died in hospital earlier this month after suffering a cardiac arrest at her home in California. Her mother, Priscilla, confirmed the singer’s death in a statement and asked for privacy while their family processes the tragic loss. A representative for Lisa Marie’s daughter Riley later confirmed that her mother will be buried next to her son Ben at Graceland.
Lisa Marie will also be laid to rest next to her famous father, Elvis Presley, and her grandparents, along with other family members. Graceland has been central to the family for decades, and previously Lisa Marie herself held a public vigil on the 40th anniversary of Elvis’ death. The singer is survived by her mother, children and several ex-husbands, including Nicolas Cage and Michael Lockwood.
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The Presley family has announced a public memorial for Lisa Marie Presley
To honor the memory of Lisa Marie, the Presley family announced that they will hold a public memorial service on January 22nd at their Graceland estate. A representative of the family issued a statement Us Weekly on January 16 to confirm the memorial. The family also asked fans and well-wishers to visit the Graceland website for more information about the service.
The statement read: “Riley, Harper, Finley and Priscilla are grateful for the support, well wishes and outpouring of love in honor of their beloved Lisa Marie.” He also announced that the memorial service will be held “on the front lawn of Graceland on Sunday, January 22nd at 9:00 a.m. in Memphis.”
Additionally, instead of flowers and other condolence gifts, the family asked that those who “want to send something” make a donation to the Elvis Presley Charitable Foundation. The foundation “provides support to various charitable organizations with a particular focus on the arts, education and children’s programs in the Memphis/Whitehaven area.”
Lisa Marie Presley died after cardiac arrest
Lisa Marie’s mother, Priscilla, publicly confirmed her daughter’s death on January 12. The “Now What” singer reportedly died shortly after being rushed to hospital. According to Us Weekly, Lisa Marie suffered a horrific cardiac arrest at her home in California.
Priscilla released a statement confirming his death. It read: “It is with a heavy heart that I have to share the devastating news that my beautiful daughter Lisa Marie has left us. She was the most passionate, strong and loving woman I have ever known. We ask for privacy as we try to deal with this serious loss.”
He will be buried at Graceland next to his family
A day after Priscilla’s statement, a representative for Lisa Marie’s daughter Riley confirmed the funeral details. Us Weekly. He said his mother was buried at Graceland next to her “beloved son Ben”. Ben was buried on the estate in October 2020, three months after his death by suicide.
In addition to Ben, Lisa Marie is also laid to rest next to her father, Elvis, who died in 1977 at the age of 42. His grandparents, Vernon and Gladys, are also buried in the plot, as well as several other Presley family members. . The infamous estate has been the focal point of the family for several decades.
In 2015, the Presley family threw a party to celebrate Elvis’ 80th birthday at the estate. Two years later. Lisa Marie herself organized a public vigil to mark the 40th anniversary of her father’s death. More than 50,000 fans joined the singer to light torches to honor Elvis’ memory.
The Graceland Estate goes to Lisa Marie Presley’s three daughters
With her tragic death, Lisa Marie left behind her mother, children and several ex-husbands. People magazine confirmed that the Graceland property will be owned by his three daughters, Riley, Harper and Finley.
She had a son, Ben, who sadly committed suicide, and a daughter, Riley, with her first husband, Danny Keough, whom she divorced in 1994. In the same year, the “idiot” singer married the king of pop, Michael Jackson, whom she eventually divorced in 1996.
In 2002, Lisa Marie married actor Nicolas Cage, and they divorced two years later in 2004. She married Michael Lockwood in 2006 and had twin daughters Finley and Harper in 2008. In 2016, and five years later, they finalized the separation.