On July 12, 2020, Elvis Presley’ solely grandson Benjamin Keough died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound within the mouth. The 27-year-old was the kid of The King’s solely daughter Lisa Marie Presley. And now the younger man has been buried proper by his grandfather at Graceland.
The Memphis mansion wrote on its official Facebook web page: “Benjamin Storm Presley Keough was laid to rest in the Meditation Garden at Graceland with his family including his grandfather, Elvis Presley, great-grandmother, Gladys Presley, great-grandfather, Vernon Presley and great-great-grandmother, Minnie Mae Presley.”
The Mediation Garden is correct by the principle home and is the ultimate cease on the Graceland tour for followers.
Elvis is buried between his grandmother Minnie and father Vernon and presumably Benjamin’s physique gained’t be a lot additional away within the personal cemetery.
Benjamin’s father is singer-songwriter Danny Keough, who was Lisa Marie’s first husband from 1988 to 1994.
Speaking with USA Today, Lisa Marie mentioned: “Sometimes there are rumours about [Graceland] being bought. And that’s NEVER going to occur.
“There’s all the time a hearsay. It is NOT getting bought.
“Graceland was given to me and can all the time be mine.
“And then handed to my youngsters. It won’t ever be bought.”
Aside from Graceland, Lisa Marie owns the contents of the Memphis mansion, Elvis’ awards, his garments and all artefacts on show to the general public.
Despite being open for excursions, Elvis’ daughter nonetheless very a lot sees Graceland as her residence and stays over generally.
The upstairs of Graceland is off-limits to the general public because it was The King’s personal space and the place he died. Nevertheless, Lisa Marie requires that these rooms be maintained simply as Elvis left them in 1977.
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