On Sunday, January 22, 2023, Lisa Marie Presley was buried at Graceland, near her father, Elvis Presley. She died earlier this month, on January 12, 2023, after going into cardiac arrest at her home in California. She was 54 years old. At her star-studded funeral, several big names expressed words of condolences for the singer, including Guns N Roses frontman Axl Rose. He talked about Lisa Marie’s love for her family.
Axl arrived on stage moments before playing a stripped down version of his band’s emotional hit, November Rain. He took the microphone and spoke demurely to the audience, which was made up of Lisa Marie’s friends and family.
Axl said, “I don’t know if I deserve to be here, speaking among those who have known Lisa the longest and were much closer than her and me.”
He added: “Especially her family, and those who have known her most of her life, or even all of hers.” She then talked about Lisa Marie’s passion for her family’s history.
He said: “I know that Lisa loved her family very much and was fiercely protective of her father and his legacy, and both her love for him and his love for her.”
Earlier, during the funeral, the mother of Lisa Marie, and ex-wife of Elvis, Priscilla Presley spoke candidly about the loss of the young star.
He began by confessing that his “heart was broken” and noted how much love the world had for Lisa Marie. The 77-year-old then read a poem written by Lisa Marie’s children. She began: “Old soul, I had no idea how to put my mother into words. The truth is, there are too many. Lisa Marie Presley was an icon, a role model, a superhero to so many people around the world.”
Priscilla continued: “Mom was my icon, my role model, my superhero in more ways than one. Even now I can’t express everything that can be understood or known about her. But she always said, ‘I’m going to do my best. my'”.
Priscilla was the person who broke the tragic news that Lisa Marie had died. She said in a statement: “It is with a heavy heart that I must share the devastating news that my beautiful daughter Lisa Marie has left us. She was the most passionate, strong and loving woman I have ever known.”
He added: “We ask for privacy as we try to deal with this profound loss.”
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