“Our heart is broken, Lisa, and we all love you,” Priscilla Presley’s tribute to daughter Lisa Marie at Graceland memorial service

Hundreds of mourners have gathered at Graceland to pay their respects to singer Lisa Marie Presley at a memorial service at the mansion she inherited from her father, rock legend Elvis Presley, in Memphis, Tennessee.

resley died on January 12 at the age of 54. Earlier that day, she had been rushed to a hospital near Los Angeles after reportedly suffering cardiac arrest at her home.

“Our hearts are broken, Lisa, and we all love you,” her mother, Priscilla Presley, said at the service on Graceland’s front yard. “Lisa Marie Presley was an icon, a role model, a superhero for many people around the world.”

Singers Alanis Morissette, Billy Corgan and Axl Rose performed at the service.

Presley is survived by her daughters, actress Riley Keough and 14-year-old twins Finley and Harper Lockwood.

Two days before her death, she had appeared with her mother at the Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, where actor Austin Butler won the Best Actor award for portraying her father in the film elvis. Butler paid tribute to both women in his acceptance speech.

Presley began her music career in the 2000s with two albums, To whom it May concern and What nowwhich made it into the top 10 of the Billboard 200 album chart.

She has been married and divorced four times, including to pop star Michael Jackson and actor Nicholas Cage.

The only child of one of American music’s biggest stars, she was nine when Elvis Presley died of heart failure at Graceland in 1977, aged 42. The mansion is now a popular tourist attraction.

Elvis Presley and other members of his family are buried in Graceland’s Meditation Garden.

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Lisa Marie was buried there before the memorial service next to the grave of her son Benjamin Keough, who died in 2020 at the age of 27, a death ruled a suicide by the Los Angeles County Coroner. In a recent essay, she described herself as “devastated” by the death of her son.

After the funeral service, friends, family and the public formed a procession past Lisa Marie’s grave.

“Lisa was the last very, very close piece of Elvis we have and it is so sad that she is no longer here on this earth,” said Kimberly Starbuck, a 59-year-old retired baker from Memphis.

https://www.independent.ie/style/celebrity/celebrity-news/our-heart-is-broken-lisa-and-we-all-love-you-priscilla-presleys-tribute-to-daughter-lisa-marie-at-graceland-memorial-service-42306357.html “Our heart is broken, Lisa, and we all love you,” Priscilla Presley’s tribute to daughter Lisa Marie at Graceland memorial service

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