Marie presley, the only child of the “king of rock ‘n’ roll” elvis presley, has died at the age of 54. she reportedly suffered cardiac arrest in her home, and her final resting place will be at graceland, the family estate in tennessee, next to her beloved son, ben. her death came shortly after she wrote an essay for people magazine about her struggle with grief following her son’s death in august 2020.
Death of lisa marie presley occurred days before what would have been elvis presley’s 88th birthday. following the news, well-wishers laid flowers and lit candles outside graceland’s gates. lisa marie inherited the 17,500 square foot mansion at graceland, which is second only to the white house as the most visited home in the united states, when she turned 25.
Marie wrote that she had dealt with death, grief and loss since the age of 9. her daughter’s representative said her final resting place will be at graceland, next to her beloved son, ben. she is survived by her three daughters riley keough, an actress, and twins finley and harper lockwood. lisa marie’s death was reportedly due to cardiac arrest, and her essay highlighted that death is part of life, and so is grieving.