Riley Keough has posted a ‘final photo’ of her mother Lisa Marie Presley
After the memorial Lisa Marie Presleyhis daughter Riley Keough shared another heartbreaking photo of the duo.
Lisa Marie, the only child of iconic singer and actor Elvis Presley, died last week after suffering a cardiac arrest. Riley, who previously shared a throwback photo of himself and his mother Lisa Marie, recently revealed the last picture together before he died.
Read on to learn more.
Riley Keough shares the last photo she took with her mother, Lisa Marie Presley
Riley shared the heartbreaking final photo she took of her mother Instagram page four days after the first tribute. She captioned the photo: “I feel blessed to have a photo of the last time I saw my beautiful mother.” Riley also tagged another actress, Georgie Flores, and said she was “grateful” to her for taking the precious shot.
Although she posted it today, Flores took the photo on Jan. 8 at Formosa Café in West Hollywood. Us Weekly. The mother-daughter duo were there to celebrate what would have been Elvis Presley’s 88th birthday, 45 years after the Can’t Help Falling In Love singer passed away. The main character of the movie “Elvis”, Austin Butler, and the director Baz Luhrmann were also present at the event.
Lisa Marie is survived by her 77-year-old mother, Priscilla Presley, and three daughters. While he was an only child of his father, Presley had a half-brother, Navarone Garibaldi.
The songwriter shared Riley and her late son Benjamin with her first husband Danny Keough. She also had twin daughters, Finley and Harper, with her fourth husband, Michael Lockwood.
He wrote a moving eulogy for his mother, Lisa Marie Presley
Riley, who was too emotional to give a eulogy at her mother’s memorial, was delivered by her husband Ben Smith-Petersen.
The emotional tribute began with Riley thanking Lisa Marie for being there in her life. “Thank you for being my mother in this life. I am forever grateful to have spent 33 years with you.”
Smith-Petersen continued: “I am certain that I have chosen the best mother in this world for me, and I have known that for as long as I can remember you.”
The heartfelt eulogy had a hidden gem, and that was the fact that Lisa Marie had become a grandmother before her unfortunate death.
Lisa Marie Presley was a grandmother
In Riley’s eulogy, read by her husband Smith-Petersen, she said: “I remember how safe she felt in his arms. I remember that feeling when I was a kid and I remember two weeks ago on the couch. Thank you for showing me that love is the only thing that matters in this life.”
Smith-Petersen continued: “I hope I can love my daughter the way you loved me, the way you loved my brother and my sisters.” This beautiful and shocking part of the tribute revealed that Lisa Marie was a grandmother before she died.
Across Daily Mailthe actress was photographed with a baby in her arms before the start of the memorial.
“Thank you for trying so hard for us”
At the end of the beautiful eulogy, Smith-Petersen thanked Lisa Marie on behalf of his wife for encouraging Riley during his low moments and teaching him to care for others. The late singer also taught her daughter to be brave, hardworking and “wild”. Still, she helped Riley control her temper and maintain good manners. The tribute also revealed that Riley inherited her mother’s “sense of humour”.
In the final lines of the tribute, Smith-Peterson read: “I am a product of your heart, my sister is a product of your heart, my brother is a product of your heart. We are you, you are us, my eternal love.”
Admitting in his eulogy that he hadn’t told his mother Lisa Marie enough in his life, Riley hoped the singer knew how much his family loved him.
Her husband ended the tribute by simply saying, “Thank you for working so hard for us. If I didn’t say it every day, thank you.”