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Lisa Marie Presley’s final two Instagram posts honored her late son Benjamin Keough

Lisa Marie Presley’s final two Instagram posts honored her late son Benjamin Keough, who tragically died by suicide in 2020 at the age of 27.

Prior to her own shocking death on Thursday at the age of 54, Presley shared screenshots in August of an essay that she had written for PEOPLE in honor of National Grief Awareness Day.

Lisa’s heartbreaking post on grief was preceded by an image that she shared in July, showing her and Benjamin’s feet resting side by side as they showcased matching tattoos.

Her final posts: Lisa Marie Presley’s final two Instagram posts honored her late son Benjamin Keough, who tragically died by suicide in 2020 at the age of 27. Presley shared screenshots in August of an essay that she had written for People in honor of National Grief Awareness Day. The screenshots included a touching photo of Lisa Marie resting her head on Benjamin’s shoulder

‘Hi,’ began Lisa, captioning the screenshots of her essay on grief. ‘In honor of it being National Grief Awareness Day, I wrote an essay about Grief which was posted today on @people. I thought I’d post it here in the hopes that anyone who needs to hear all of this it helps in some way.’

The screenshots included a touching photo of Lisa Marie sitting next to Benjamin, resting her head on his shoulder. 

The only child of Elvis Presley candidly wrote about death being a ‘part of life whether we like it or not’ and went on to declare that ‘grief does not stop or go away in any sense.’ 

Lisa Marie added: ‘Grief is something you will have to carry with you for the rest of your life, in spite of what certain people or our culture wants us to believe. You do not ‘get over it,’ you do not ‘move on,’ period.’

Heartbreaking: The only child of Elvis Presley candidly wrote about death being a 'part of life whether we like it or not' and went on to declare that 'grief does not stop or go away in any sense'

Heartbreaking: The only child of Elvis Presley candidly wrote about death being a ‘part of life whether we like it or not’ and went on to declare that ‘grief does not stop or go away in any sense’

Their eternal bond: In July, Presley shared a sweet memory of her and Keough getting matching tattoos 'several years ago on Mother's Day.' She explained in the caption that their ink was a 'Celtic eternity knot' symbolizing mother and son's 'eternal love' and 'eternal bond'

Their eternal bond: In July, Presley shared a sweet memory of her and Keough getting matching tattoos ‘several years ago on Mother’s Day.’ She explained in the caption that their ink was a ‘Celtic eternity knot’ symbolizing mother and son’s ‘eternal love’ and ‘eternal bond’

In July, Presley shared a sweet memory of her and Keough getting matching tattoos ‘several years ago on Mother’s Day.’ 

Captioning the image of their ink, she wrote: ‘My son and I got these matching tattoos on our feet. It’s a Celtic eternity knot. Symbolizing that we will be connected eternally. We carefully picked it to represent our eternal love and our eternal bond.’

The singer-songwriter will be laid to rest at Graceland, her father’s iconic Memphis mansion. 

She will be buried next to her son Benjamin in the family cemetery.

Lisa Marie’s death came just four days after she was back at the sprawling Tennessee estate on what would have been her rock legend father’s 88th birthday.

Presley previously revealed how the mansion, which she inherited when Elvis died, was a haunted place for her – saying it reminded her of ‘mortality.’

Her beloved girls: Lisa Marie is survived by her eldest daughter Riley Keough, 33, and her 14-year-old twin girls Harper and Finley

Her beloved girls: Lisa Marie is survived by her eldest daughter Riley Keough, 33, and her 14-year-old twin girls Harper and Finley

Lisa Marie went into cardiac arrest Thursday morning and was rushed to West Hills Hospital in Los Angeles, where she later passed away.

Detailing the ‘unrelenting grief’ that plagued her after Benjamin’s death, Lisa Marie wrote in her essay for People: ‘I’ve dealt with death, grief and loss since the age of nine years old.

‘I’ve had more than anyone’s fair share of it in my lifetime and somehow, I’ve made it this far. But this one, the death of my beautiful, beautiful son?

‘The sweetest and most incredible being that I have ever had the privilege of knowing, who made me feel so honored every single day to be his mother?’

She added: ‘Who was so much like his grandfather on so many levels that he actually scared me?

‘Which made me worry about him even more than I naturally would have? No. Just no… no no no no…’

A shocking loss: Lisa Marie went into cardiac arrest Thursday morning and was rushed to West Hills Hospital in Los Angeles, where she later passed away. The singer-songwriter will be laid to rest at Graceland, her father's iconic Memphis mansion. She will be buried next to her son Benjamin in the family cemetery

A shocking loss: Lisa Marie went into cardiac arrest Thursday morning and was rushed to West Hills Hospital in Los Angeles, where she later passed away. The singer-songwriter will be laid to rest at Graceland, her father’s iconic Memphis mansion. She will be buried next to her son Benjamin in the family cemetery



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