Lisa Marie Presley death: Riley Keough’s heartbreaking farewell to mum with photo of final time together
Riley Keough shared a photo of her last time with her mother Lisa Marie Presley before the 54-year-old’s sudden death.
The 33-year-old actor, who was too devastated to get on stage and deliver the eulogy she wrote for her mother during her life service celebration at Graceland, was pictured sitting with Lisa Marie at a restaurant she described as “the last time I saw my beautiful mama.
“I feel blessed with a photo from the last time I saw my beautiful mama,” she wrote.
She did not specify how long the photo was taken before Lisa Marie – Elvis’s only child – died on January 12 at the age of 54 after collapsing and suffering two heart attacks at her home in Calabasas.
Riley used the eulogy she wrote for her mother – which was read by the actress’s husband, Ben Smith-Petersen – to reveal that they had a daughter.
“Thank you for showing me that love is all that matters in this life. I hope I can love my daughter as you loved me, as you loved my brother and sister,” she said.
“Thank you for giving me strength, my heart, my empathy, my courage, my sense of humor, my manners, my temper, my wildness, my tenacity. I am a product of your heart, my sisters are a product of you heart, my brother is a product of your heart.”
After the service, a spokesperson for the actor confirmed that she and Ben, who married Riley in 2015, were having a girl, but no further details were given, including where or when their daughter was born, and no name was given for the child. given.
Along with Riley, Lisa Marie had twin daughters Finley and Harper, 14, and son Benjamin, who committed suicide in July 2020 at the age of 27.
“Thank you for being my mother in this life. I am eternally grateful… I remember you bathing me as a baby, driving me in my car seat while listening to Aretha Franklin… taking me to ice cream after school in Florida,” Riley said in her eulogy.
“I remember you singing lullabies to me and my brother at night, and how you lay with us until we fell asleep.
“I remember what it felt like to be loved by the most loving mother I’ve ever known. How safe it felt to be in your arms: I remember that feeling as a child and I remember it on your couch two weeks ago.
Among the famous faces at Lisa Marie’s memorial was her close friend Sarah, Duchess of York, along with Axl Rose, Billy Corgan and Alanis Morissette, all of whom sang at the event.