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Throngs of fans and celebrities gathered Sunday at Graceland for Lisa Marie Presley’s memorial service.
The daughter of Elvis Presley lies next to her father and her son Benjamin Keough, who committed suicide in 2020. She died on Jan. 12, in California, according to The Washington Post.
As he opened the service, Joel Weinshanker, Elvis Presley Enterprises managing partner, said Lisa Marie Presley had asked one thing for the service that would follow her death: “Don’t make it sad.”
“Lisa, we will try to honor your wish today,” he said.
During the ceremony, a letter from Riley Keough, Lisa Marie Presley’s daughter, was read by Keough’s husband Ben Smith-Petersen.
“I remember you giving me baths as a baby and I remember you driving me in my car seat listening to Aretha Franklin. I remember the way you would cuddle me at night, and the way you smelled. I remember you taking me for ice cream after school in Florida. I remember you singing me and my brother lullabies at night. I remember how you would lay with us until we fell asleep,” Smith-Petersen read.
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