On January 22, 2023, a large crowd of near and dear ones gathered on Sunday in front of the famed Graceland in Memphis, Tennessee. They attended the funeral of Lisa Marie Presley, who passed away on January 12, 2023, due to cardiac arrest at age of 54.
She was the sole daughter of Elvis Presley.
During the memorial service, her mother, Priscilla Presley, read a poem and remarks from one of her granddaughters. Additionally, she spoke briefly and quietly, “She knew it was close to the end. Survivor’s guilt, some would say, but a broken heart is the doing of her death. Now she is home where she always belonged, but my heart is missing her love,”
Priscilla added, “Our heart is broken. Lisa, we all love you.”
Related: Biography of Priscilla Presley
Lisa Marie Presley was last seen in public at the Golden Globe Awards along with her mother. She was there to support the Baz Luhrmann film “Elvis,” which is based on her father.
The memorial service included a performance from Axl Rose, Alanis Morissette, Jason Clark, and others. The manager of Lisa, Schilling, also told stories of Elvis and “a girl named Memphis,” which he called her. He said the last thing she said to him was Jerry Schilling, I love you. Moreover, “As I was in the hospital with her father when Priscilla was giving birth, I was at the hospital with her mother when she left us,” He added. “Memphis, I will always love you.”
Lisa Marie Presley is laid to rest next to her son, Benjamin.