How to Attend Lisa Marie Presley’s Memorial Service at Graceland

How to Attend Lisa Marie Presley’s Memorial Service at Graceland

How to Attend Lisa Marie Presley’s Memorial Service at Graceland

The life of Lisa Marie Presley will be celebrated this weekend at her father Elvis Presley’s Graceland mansion, less than two weeks after his death at age 54.

The Presley family announced earlier this week that the historic home in Memphis, Tennessee, will hold a memorial for the musician, who was the only child of Elvis and Priscilla Presley. Lisa Marie died on January 12 at West Hills Hospital after suffering a heart attack.

“Priscilla Presley and the Presley family are shocked and devastated by the tragic death of their beloved Lisa Marie,” Graceland said in an online post last week. “They are deeply grateful for everyone’s support, love and prayers and ask for privacy during this very difficult time.”

Presley leaves his mother; his eldest daughter, actress Riley Keough; and 14-year-old twins Harper and Finley Lockwood, who she shared with ex-husband Michael Lockwood.

Here’s everything you need to know about the service.

How can I watch and what time does it start?

Presley will be laid to rest before the memorial service, which will be held on Sunday starting at 9 am local time (7 am Pacific). Fans unable to attend the public event can pay their respects by tuning in to the official live stream.

Filming will begin streaming at 4:50am Pacific.

Where will the memorial be held?

Attendees will gather on Graceland’s north front lawn, adjacent to the seating area, which will be reserved for Presley’s loved ones.

After his parents divorced in October 1973, Presley spent his childhood between the two families. His mother lived in Los Angeles.

A woman singing with her eyes closed while holding a microphone

Lisa Marie Presley, who debuted in 2012, will be remembered at a public memorial at her father’s Graceland estate on Sunday.

(Barry Brecheisen/Invision/Associated Press)

When his father died on August 16, 1977, Presley became sole heir to his massive estate. Eventually, Presley and his mother turned Graceland into a lucrative tourist attraction that still attracts generations of fans.

“I appreciate that this part of my life always stays the same,” Lisa Marie told NPR in 2013. “I think it’s something that a lot of people would love to have — their childhood home kept exactly the way it was. It’s exciting.

Where will Lisa Marie be buried?

She will be buried next to her father and next to her son, Benjamin Keough, at Graceland’s Meditation Garden. In 2020, Keough committed suicide at the age of 27. Presley had spoken openly about his grief after the death of his only child.

“Nothing, absolutely NOTHING takes away the pain, but finding support can sometimes help you feel a little less alone,” she wrote in an essay for People in 2022.

Also buried in the Meditation Garden are other members of the Presley family, including Lisa Marie’s paternal grandparents, Gladys and Vernon Presley, and great-grandmother Minnie Mae Presley.

After the funeral service, visitors can join a procession in the Meditation Garden.

How can I pay tribute?

Fans who attend the service in person will be able to bring flowers and small trinkets to place on Lisa Marie’s grave.

Those watching at home can donate to the Elvis Presley Charitable Foundation, which supports organizations dedicated to arts, education and children’s programs in Tennessee.

EPCF also funds the Elvis Presley Endowed Scholarship Fund at the University of Memphis College of Communication and Fine Arts.

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