Lisa Marie Presley – funeral and memorial service, the cause of death is still unknown

Lisa Marie Presley, who died unexpectedly on January 12 at the age of 54, is said to have been pre-buried in the immediate family circle – without any pomp or publicity. A public memorial service for Lisa Marie was held at Graceland on Jan. 22 — and it couldn’t be more emotional.

Public Funeral Service: Family, friends, and distinguished comrades say goodbye

Family members and fellow celebrities such as singer Axl Rose, Sarah “Fergie” Ferguson, and singer Alanis Morissette traveled to Graceland to pay tribute to Elvis’ famous daughter. Many friends and fans have done the same.

“Thank you all for being here,” said Lisa Marie Presley’s mother, Priscilla Presley. “Our hearts are broken Lisa and we love you all.”

Morissette provided the musical frame with “Rest”, and Axl Rose of Guns N’ Roses performed “November Rain”. “Like probably many of you, I am still in shock and will be for a while,” said Rose. “I feel like I should be texting her right now.”

For Presley’s daughter Riley Keough, her husband, Ben Smith-Petersen, read a text she wrote thanking her mom — and confirming news of the baby that circulated a few days ago. Lisa Marie Presley became a grandmother shortly before her death.

I wish I could love my daughter as she loved me, as I loved my brother and sisters. Thank you for giving me strength, heart, empathy, courage, sense of humor, morals, temperament, ferocity, and perseverance.

Riley Keough, Ben Smith Petersen

Resting next to son Benjamin Keogh

After the memorial service, the guests moved to Lisa Marie Presley’s grave, which is located in the Meditation Garden of Graceland, near the resting place of her father Elvis. Lisa Marie Presley’s grandmother, Minnie, and her son, Benjamin Keough, are also buried there.

The latter committed suicide at the age of 27. It is said that Lisa Marie never got over his death. According to Page Six, his grave has now been moved to allow his mother to be buried next to it.

In lieu of flowers, the family wanted donations to the Presley Foundation, which aims to support select charities.

Lisa Marie Presley: Always watch your grave

Lisa Marie Presley grew up looking over the family’s small cemetery. The tombs are located behind Graceland Mansion. She knew that one day she would also be buried here. An oppressive feeling, as described by Lisa in her song “Lights Out” from 2003:

Someone turned off the lights in Memphis. This is where my family is buried and gone. The last time I was there, I noticed a bench to their left, in the fucking back garden.

Lisa Marie Presley in Lights Out

Lisa Marie found the fact that all of her loved ones would be reunited in death more terrifying than reassuring. In an interview with Playboy she said:

How many people have a family grave behind the house? How many people want to be reminded of their fate, their deaths, every single day?

Lisa Marie Presley
play boy

Cause of death: The coroner calls for further investigation

But Lisa Marie Presley doesn’t really rest until then. Because only a few days ago coronerwho examined Lisa Marie after her death. It calls for further investigations into her death.

The 54-year-old was found dead on January 12 in her home in Calabasas, California – shortly after she made her last public appearance in golden balls. Cause of death: sudden cardiac arrest – at least that’s what her mother, Priscilla Presley, said.

However, the coroner said that the cause of death was not yet finally clear, and only cardiac arrest was suspected. Now the cause of death will be investigated in more detail. Further tests and their medical evaluation are required. It is not yet known how long this will take.

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