Revealed: Lisa Marie Presley will be laid to rest at Elvis’ Memphis mansion Graceland next to her ‘beloved’ son Benjamin Keough who died by suicide in 2020
- Lisa Marie Presley died Thursday aged 54 after a sudden cardiac arrest
- The only daughter of Elvis Presley will be laid to rest at his Memphis mansion
- Lisa Marie’s son Benjamin Keough was also laid to rest in Graceland in 2020
- Benjamin died aged 27 by suicide after a self-inflicted gunshot wound
Lisa Marie Presley – who died at 54 after a sudden cardiac arrest on Thursday – will be laid to rest at Graceland next to her late son Benjamin Storm Presley Keough, it has been revealed.
‘Lisa Marie’s final resting place will be at Graceland, next to her beloved son Ben,’ a rep told The Hollywood Reporter.
Benjamin was 27 when he died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound in 2020, which triggered ‘unrelenting grief’ for his mother Lisa Marie.
Graceland is Elvis Presley’s famous Memphis mansion that will now be split between Lisa Marie’s 14-year-old twins Harper Vivienne and Finley and her actress daughter Riley Keough.
In 2020, Benjamin was laid to rest in the Meditation Garden at Graceland with his family including his grandfather, Elvis Presley, great-grandmother, Gladys Presley, great-grandfather, Vernon Presley and great-great-grandmother, Minnie Mae Presley.
Revealed: Lisa Marie Presley will be laid to rest at Graceland next to her ‘beloved’ son Benjamin Keough who died by suicide in 2020. Seen together in 2012
Elvis Presley bought Graceland in 1957, and on his death in 1977 it passed to his only child, Lisa Marie. She owned 100 per cent of the property, which will likely pass to her three children
Benjamin’s father is Lisa Marie’s first husband Danny Keough, whom she married in 1988 and divorced in 1994.
Lisa Marie was rushed to a hospital after paramedics were able to reestablish her pulse, TMZ reported on Thursday.
But her mother Priscilla Presley shared a statement announcing that her daughter had died later in the day.
‘It is with a heavy heart that I must share the devastating news that my beautiful daughter Lisa Marie has left us,’ she said, according to People.
‘The backyard of Graceland is a graveyard, basically,’ she told Playboy in 2003.
Lisa Marie is pictured in 2021 with her 33-year-old daughter Riley and 14-year-old twin daughters Harper Vivienne Ann and Finley Aaron Love
In August last year Lisa Marie wrote an essay about her son Benjamin’s death to mark National Grief Awareness.
‘I can understand why people may want to avoid you once a terrible tragedy has struck. Especially a parent losing their child because it is truly your worst nightmare,’ she wrote in her essay, which was published by People.
In the emotional essay, Lisa Marie admitted that she had kept her distance from the parents of other people whose children died by suicide, something that seemed to haunt her.
Benjamin’s burial was the first at Graceland in 40 years, since Elvis’ grandmother passed away in 1980, according to The Daily Memphian.
Elvis and Priscilla Presley are pictured at Graceland with a baby Lisa Marie
It was also the first burial at Graceland since the iconic home was opened for public tours for The King of Rock and Roll’s fans.
Benjamin’s sister, actress Riley, shared a number of photos of her late brother at the time, just weeks after his passing.
‘Mornings are the hardest. I forget you’re gone. I can’t cry because of the fear that I will never stop. A pain that’s new to me. You,’ she said.
‘There are no words for you. Angel is the closest I could think of. Pure light. Baby brother. Best friend. Wild man. Intellectual. Witness to my life. Twin soul. Protector,’ she added.
Benjamin, 27, died after he shot himself in July 2020
Lisa Marie Presley, just like her father: An American original. Rest in peace.
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