Lisa Marie had a magical childhood at Graceland, stuffed with luxuries most kids can solely dream of. She additionally had a father who adored her and lavished her with love. But even among the many pony-riding and late evening golfcart rides, the little woman was conscious one thing was fallacious. Elvis daughter described making an attempt to catch him when he collapsed on multiple event and begging him, “You’re not going to die are you?”
Lisa Marie was her daddy’s little woman and recalled: “He was very protective, very adoring, very watchful. I knew that I was loved, there was no question about that. It’s not easy to come by, obviously, but it was very apparent to me. And it was very mutual.”
But she may additionally sense that her beloved father was in hassle: “I actually said to him, ‘Please, you’re not going to die are you? Don’t die.’ I didn’t know then what was going on. I wish I had. I didn’t have any clue what was happening. I just thought he’s not happy. ‘(I thought) My God what is going on?'”
And she described some disturbing indicators.
Lisa Marie mentioned: “I bear in mind seeing his abdomen and (being) nervous to loss of life over that.
“There have been a number of instances the place I’d get nervous and go examine on him and discover him in these unhealthy states.
“Out of nowhere he’d simply begin falling and I’d should go run and catch him and he was about 6’2 and fairly heavy and I’m holding him up.
“It was simply beginning to change into too frequent. He was not too blissful. He was in such an ivory tower and so untouchable and so alienated.”
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Lisa Marie mentioned: “It was August 16th, at 4am. I used to be imagined to be asleep, really. He discovered me and (informed me) ‘Go to mattress.” I mentioned ‘Ok” I feel he kissed me once more after which I ran off.
“He got here in and kissed me good evening after that. That was the final time I noticed him alive.
“His physique was in the home for 3 days and there was one thing oddly comforting about that which made in not essentially actual for me. I stayed in there with it nearly the entire time.”
Elvis was buried on August 18, 1977.