New details about the planned funeral of the late Lisa Marie Presley (1968-2023): As a spokesman for her daughter Riley Keough (33) told "People" magazine, there will be a public service in Graceland's garden at the planned funeral. The daughter of Priscilla (77) and Elvis Presley (1935-1977) will be buried next to her son Benjamin Keough (1992-2020), who died by suicide, at 9:00 am next Sunday, January 22 at her father's former estate .
"Riley, Harper, Finley and Priscilla are grateful for the support, well wishes and many expressions of love in honor of their beloved Lisa Marie. A public memorial service has been scheduled for Sunday, January 22 at 9:00 a.m. on the Graceland lawn in Memphis arranged," the family's official statement said.
Lisa Marie died Thursday, January 12 after being rushed to a Los Angeles hospital for cardiac arrest. The daughter of rock 'n' roll legend Elvis Presley was 54 years old.
In addition to Benjamin Keough, Elvis himself, his mother Gladys (1912-1958), his father Vernon (1916-1979) and his grandmother Minnie Mae (1890-1980) found their final resting places in the so-called meditation garden at Graceland. In lieu of flowers, the family is asking for donations to the Elvis Presley Charitable Foundation, a foundation that supports arts, education, and children's organizations.
The Graceland property is located in the Whitehaven district in southern Memphis and was occupied by Elvis Presley from 1957. There he was found dead in his bathroom in 1977. Graceland has been open to the public as a museum since 1982 and has increasingly become a place of pilgrimage for Elvis fans from all over the world. More than 650,000 people visit the property annually.