Priscilla Presley Honors Elvis 46 Years After His Death

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Priscilla Presley Remembers Ex-Husband Elvis On The 46th Anniversary Of His Death

Wednesday (August 16) was the 46th anniversary of Elvis Presley‘s death. He died at his Graceland estate in Memphis, Tennessee at the age of 42.

Elvis left behind just one child, Lisa Marie, who he shared with his ex-wife, Priscilla Presley. Though they divorced four years prior, Priscilla was devastated when Elvis died.

Priscilla Presley with Elvis and a young Lisa Marie
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Priscilla later played a pivotal role in turning Graceland into a tourist attraction. It now welcomes over 500,000 visitors each year, and is estimated to be worth over $500 million.


Graceland Honors Elvis On Anniversary Of His Passing

Each year, Graceland hosts “Elvis Week” around the anniversary of Elvis’ death. Fans gather from all over the world to watch performances, hear Elvis’ friends speak about his life, and to participate in the candlelight vigil in his honor.

Thank you, Elvis. January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977” Graceland wrote on social media on the anniversary of Elvis’ death. They shared a photo of his gravesite, which visitors covered with flowers.

This year was also the first “Elvis Week” following the death of Lisa Marie on January 12. She was laid to rest in Graceland’s Meditation Garden next to her son, Benjamin Keough (who died in 2020).

Elvis, his parents, and his grandmother are also buried on the estate.

Priscilla Presley Pens Tribute To Elvis

Priscilla shared her own tribute to Elvis on social media. She wrote:

“Today marks th[e] 46th anniversary of Elvis’ passing. His memory never fades. Thank you to the millions of fans for their continued love. There will never be another Elvis. With love and peace, Priscilla.”

You can read Priscilla’s tribute to Elvis below. We’re sure this anniversary was especially difficult for her, since their daughter Lisa Marie died just seven months ago.

May Elvis and Lisa Marie both rest in peace…

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