Priscilla Presley denied burial spot next to late ex-husband Elvis: report

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Priscilla Presley was reportedly denied her request to be buried next to Elvis Presley during negotiation talks for her late daughter Lisa Marie Presley’s trust.

The businesswoman, 77, asked to be laid to rest in the late rock icon’s estate, Graceland, in Memphis, Tenn., but was shot down without much push back, sources told TMZ Thursday.

Aside from Elvis, several other members of the Presley family have their final resting place on the grounds of the legendary mansion.

Lisa Marie — who died on Jan. 12 after going into cardiac arrest — was buried there next to her beloved son, Benjamin Keough.

The late “Rod & Barry” actor died by suicide in July 2020 at age 27.

His paternal grandparents, Vernon and Gladys Presley, are also buried in the garden of the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll’s former property.

Reps for Priscilla, who was married to Elvis from 1967 to 1973, did not immediately return Page Six’s request for comment or confirmation on the burial claims.

Priscilla Presley and Elvis Presley on their wedding day.
Priscilla and Elvis, seen here on their wedding day in 1967, were married for six years.
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Regardless, Elvis Presley Enterprises was satisfied with the settlement agreement she signed over Lisa Marie’s trust, as she was reportedly given “millions.”

“My family has resolved all confusion as it relates to our plea to the court and request for document interpretation after my daughter Lisa Marie’s untimely passing,” Priscilla told Page Six in a statement earlier this week.

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She continued in part, “As a family, we are pleased that we resolved this together. My family and I hope that everyone will grant us the privacy we have needed to properly grieve Lisa Marie and spend personal time together.

“We love and appreciate all of you and the Presley family is stronger than ever.”

Lisa Marie Presley and Priscilla Presley hugging.
Priscilla signed a settlement agreement over her late daughter Lisa Marie Presley’s trust earlier this week.
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Lisa Marie’s eldest daughter, Riley Keough, who is the sole living beneficiary of her mother’s trust, was also “very content” with the agreement, her lawyer said Tuesday.

Riley’s attorney did not immediately return Page Six’s request for comment on the burial request report.

The “Daisy Jones & The Six” star was battling her maternal grandmother in court for months.

Priscilla Presley posing with Riley Keough at a red carpet event.
Lisa Marie’s oldest daughter, Riley Keough, is the beneficiary of her trust.

Priscilla contested Lisa Marie’s will in January, claiming that a “purported 2016 amendment,” which ousted her and business manager Barry Siegel as trustees, was not legitimate due to a questionable signature.

Following this week’s settlement agreement, Riley remains the official beneficiary of her late mother’s trust.

A judge asked for the agreement and the motion to be filed by June 12. Another hearing in the case is also scheduled for Aug. 4.

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