Lisa Marie Presley laid to rest at Graceland ahead of public memorial
Lisa Marie Presley has been laid to rest ahead of her public memorial service.
The late singer was buried at Graceland’s Meditation Garden, according to multiple outlets.
Presley’s eldest daughter Riley Keough’s rep told Page Six last week that her mom’s final resting place would “be at Graceland, next to her beloved son Ben.”
Benjamin died by suicide in July 2020 at age 27.
His grave at Elvis Presley’s Tennessee estate was “slightly” moved to make room for his mother’s body, Presley’s rep confirmed to Page Six on Thursday.
“They are moving the grave of Benjamin to make room for Lisa in the cemetery behind the house,” an estate staffer explained to us.
Elvis and his parents, Gladys Presley and Vernon Presley, are also buried in the same location.
Lisa Marie, who died on Jan. 12 at age 54, is survived by daughter Riley, as well as 14-year-old twins Harper and Finley.
The songwriter’s youngest children are “reeling” from her passing, Lisa Marie’s ex-husband Michael Lockwood told People on Wednesday.
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“Nothing prepares us for such an unexpected tragedy,” the guitarist, 61, said. “It is incomprehensible.
“The most important thing to me at this time is to take care of my daughters, making sure they always feel safe and loved,” he continued.
“Both of them have incredible spirit and they will carry our family’s legacy on for the rest of their lives.”
Harper, Finley and their older sibling will inherit Graceland.
While Riley has yet to release a statement since her mother’s death, the actress’ rep told Page Six Tuesday that she is “grateful for the support, well-wishes and outpouring of love honoring” Lisa Marie.
Riley’s spokesperson also confirmed at the time that Lisa Marie will be honored with a public memorial service on the “front lawn” of Graceland on Jan. 22 at 9 a.m.
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