In 2020, the late singer and songwriter Lisa Marie Presley was torn apart when her son Benjamin Keough took his life. Two years later, the mother and son are now together forever as reports recently revealed Lisa was laid to rest next to Benjamin. Here are the details of the story below.
Final Goodbye: Lisa Marie and Benjamin Keough Laid to Rest Together at Graceland
Inside Lisa's Demise
On January 12, 2023, the world was shocked after the news of Lisa's demise made headlines. According to reports, the entertainment icon passed away at 54 after suffering a complete cardiac arrest earlier in the day.
Lisa Is Buried Next To Her Son
A few days after her demise, Lisa was finally buried next to her son, Benjamin, in a private ceremony at the Meditation Garden, the family plot at Elvis Presley's Mansion in Graceland, Memphis, Tennessee.
Lisa Joins Her Father And Grandparents
Ahead of the burial, Benjamin's resting place had to be moved slightly to make space for his mom. Alongside Lisa and her son, Elvis and his parents, Vernon and Gladys, are also buried in the Meditation Garden.
The Family Held A Public Memorial
On January 22, a public memorial service was held on Graceland's front lawn. After the service, a procession was held, and friends, family, and fans were allowed to view Lisa's final resting place in the Meditation Garden.
Lisa's Grave Was Decorated With Flowers
The individuals in attendance didn't come empty-handed as photos captured after the public memorial, streamed live to fans worldwide, showed Lisa's marble sarcophagus covered with bouquets, teddy bears, and special messages.
Fans Lined Up Outside Graceland
In addition, outside Graceland, fans lined the streets as they gathered in mourning, leaving encouraging messages for Lisa's family as well as pictures of the singer throughout her life. Lisa will be greatly missed by her friends, family, fans, and the world.
Lisa's Rep On The Public Support
Undoubtedly, the public's support has been of great help to the Presley family in recent times. Following Lisa's demise, the singer's rep expressed the family's gratitude for the immense kindness they received in words and messages.
The Presley Family Show Gratitude
According to the rep, Lisa's daughters, Riley, Harper, Finley, and the entertainment icon's mother, Priscilla, were grateful for the support, well-wishes, and outpouring of love in her honor.
The Presley Family Asks For Donations
Meanwhile, instead of flowers, the Presley family asked fans to donate to The Elvis Presley Charitable Foundation, which supports various charitable organizations focusing on arts, education, and children's programs in Memphis.