Elvis Presley’s 77-year-old ex-wife sent a touching tribute to Lisa Marie — The deceased at the age of 54 earlier this month – during a public ceremony at Graceland on Sunday in Memphis, Tennessee.
And the next day, she thanked the supporters, writing: ‘Thank you all for your condolences, your words moved me. It’s a very difficult time but just knowing your love is out there makes all the difference.’
Grateful: Priscilla Presley took to Twitter on Monday to express gratitude for the support she has received from fans, a day after the memorial service for her daughter Lisa Marie Presley; Pictures in 2022
It was her first tweet since she confirmed her daughter’s passing. Presley – the only child of rock legend Elvis – suffered a cardiac arrest at his home in Calabasas and died at a hospital in Los Angeles on January 12.
Priscilla was with her with her family, and when she was told she was brain dead, she decided to sign the Do Not Resuscitate order.
Lisa Marie is laid to rest next to her father, rock n’ roll icon Elvis, and her son, Benjamin, who committed suicide in July 2020 at the age of 27.
Tough: ‘Thank you all for your condolences, you touched me with your words. It’s been a very difficult time but just knowing your love is out there makes all the difference,’ she wrote.
Sad: This is her first tweet since she confirmed Lisa’s passing. Presley suffered a cardiac arrest and died at a Los Angeles hospital on January 12 at the age of 54; Priscilla and Lisa pose with Austin Butler during Lisa’s final public appearance at the Golden Globes January 10
In Lisa’s memorial, Priscilla read a poem by one of Lisa Marie’s daughters. The 14-year-old calls her mother ‘an icon, role model and superhero’.
The poem reads: ‘She always knew she wouldn’t be here too long… some say a broken heart killed her’, alluding to her son’s untimely death. is Benjamin.
Speaking of herself, the grieving mother later added: ‘Our hearts are broken. Lisa we all love you.’
Lisa Marie was last seen in public the week of her death at the Golden Globe Awardswhich she attended with her mother Priscilla in support of Baz Luhrmann’s film, Elvis, about her father.
Touching tribute: Elvis Presley’s ex-wife sent a touching tribute to Lisa during a public ceremony at Graceland on Sunday in Memphis, Tennessee
Priscilla is a grandmother to Lisa’s 33-year-old daughters Riley Keough, and 14-year-old twins Finley and Harper Lockwood.
Riley attended the memorial service with her husband Ben Smith-Petersen, and appeared to be beyond words and the Australian stuntman gave her a eulogy instead.
In his eulogy he revealed that Lisa Marie became a grandmother shortly before she died.
A poem for Lisa Marie: During the memorial service, Priscilla read a poem by one of Lisa Marie’s daughters. 14-year-old girl calls her mother ‘an icon, role model and superhero’
Resting place: Lisa Marie’s casket was displayed to the public during a birthday celebration at the family’s Graceland estate, and fans were allowed to view the headstone and pay their respects
‘I hope I can love my daughter the way you love me, the way you love my brother and sisters,’ Riley wrote in her eulogy, just a day after she was spotted holding a strange baby face upon arrival at Graceland.
Riley then continued in her speech to thank her mother for all she did for her, her half-sisters and late brother, Benjamin.
‘I remember you driving me in my car seat to play Aretha Franklin,’ she shared in the eulogy. ‘I miss the feeling when you picked me up from school.’
Surprise: During the funeral, it was revealed that Lisa Marie had become a grandmother shortly before her death, after her eldest daughter Riley Keough, 33, welcomed a baby with her husband; Riley, Priscilla and Lisa pictured in 2007
‘Thank you for showing me that love is the only thing that matters in this world,’ she concluded, noting that she and her late brother as well as half-sisters are ‘product of your heart’.
‘We are you, you are us,’ Riley wrote. ‘Thank you for trying so hard for all of us.’
The memorial also featured performances by Alanis Morissette, Axl Rose and Billy Corgan.
Family: Priscilla is Riley’s grandmother as well as Lisa Marie’s 14-year-old twins Finley and Harper Lockwood (pictured in 2021)
Tragedy: The star is laid to rest next to her father, rock n’ roll icon Elvis, and her son, Benjamin (right), who committed suicide in July 2020 at the age of 27
Lisa Marie’s coffin was on display to the public during a celebration at the family’s Graceland estate, and fans were allowed to view Lisa Marie’s tombstone, where they could leave flowers or other offerings after the ceremony. .
The LA County coroner announced on Tuesday that it will postpone the results of her official cause of death pending toxicology test results – which could take years.
In lieu of flowers, the Presley family is asking mourners to donate to Elvis Presley Charity Foundationhelping underprivileged children in Memphis.
Elvis’s Girl: Lisa Marie is the only child of rock legend Elvis; Elvis poses with four-day-old Priscilla and Lisa Marie on February 5, 1968 in Memphis
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