Mourners Bid Farewell To Lisa Marie Presley At Graceland

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Lots of of individuals gathered on the entrance garden of Graceland on a grey, chilly Sunday morning in Memphis to mourn the loss of life and bear in mind the lifetime of Lisa Marie Presley, who died earlier this month.

Some mourners held flowers as they waited for the service to start beneath the tall bushes on the garden of Graceland, the house the place Lisa Marie lived as a baby together with her father, Elvis Presley. The mansion, which Lisa Marie Presley owned, has been become a museum and vacationer attraction that lots of of 1000’s of followers go to every year to have fun the life and music of Elvis, who died in 1977.

The property in south Memphis was a spot of unhappiness and somber reminiscences on Sunday. Presley, a 54-year-old singer-songwriter devoted to her father’s legacy, died Jan. 12, hours after being hospitalized for a medical emergency.

The service started with the singing of “Wonderful Grace” by Jason Clark & The Tennessee Mass Choir.

“We wish to categorical our heartfelt gratitude for the love, compassion and help you may have proven our household throughout this troublesome time,” mentioned a message from the Presley household written on this system for the service. “We are going to all the time be grateful.”

Amongst these anticipated to talk or sing throughout the service had been Lisa Marie Presley’s mom, actress Priscilla Presley; her daughter, actress Riley Keough; Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of York; and singers Billy Corgan, Alanis Morissette and Axl Rose.

After the service, mourners will make a procession via Graceland’s Meditation Backyard, the place she is being laid to relaxation.