Sarah Ferguson Mourns ‘Sissy’ Lisa Marie Presley at Memorial


The Duchess of York Sarah Ferguson speaks throughout a memorial service for Lisa Marie Presley, in Memphis on January 22, 2023.
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Without end sisters. Sarah Ferguson paid tribute to her longtime pal Lisa Marie Presley at her Sunday, January 22, funeral.

“I stand right here with nice honor as a result of we known as one another ‘sissy’ and I’ve been with you all for all of your lives actually,” the Duchess of York, 63, stated throughout the service, which was held in entrance of Graceland, the Memphis, Tennessee, property as soon as owned by the late singer’s father, Elvis Presley.

Ferguson continued: “Sissy, that is for you with affection. My late mother-in-law [Queen Elizabeth II, who died in September 2022] used to say that ‘Nothing [that] could be stated can start to remove the anguish and the ache of those moments as a result of grief is the value we pay for love.’ And the way proper she was.”

Sarah Ferguson Mourns 'Sissy' Lisa Marie Presley at Graceland Memorial: 'Grief Is the Price We Pay for Love'

Lisa Marie Presley
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Ferguson — who first met the Tennessee native when she and ex-husband Michael Lockwood lived in England — went on to pay her respects to Lisa Marie’s family members in her eulogy.

“We have a look at Priscilla [Presley] as a mom to Lisa Marie, we have a look at Lisa Marie and say, ‘You misplaced a son,’” she stated on Sunday, referring to Benjamin Keough, who died by suicide in 2020. “Moms dropping youngsters — there are not any phrases for it. So in the present day we speak about motion. Motion is the best way we are able to go ahead, we are able to mild the flame. So for Riley, for Harper and Finley and all the household, we march ahead in help of you. All of us are with you. In case you simply put out your hand, we might be there. I’ll undoubtedly be there.”

The “Storm & Grace” singer died on January 12 on the age of 54 after struggling cardiac arrest. Lisa Marie is survived by mom Priscilla, 77, and her three daughters: Riley Keough, whom she shared with ex Danny Keough, and twins Harper and Finley, whom she coparented with Lockwood.

The duchess, who traveled from London for the Sunday service, has since been candid about what she believes is Lisa Marie’s reason behind loss of life. (An official reason behind loss of life for Lisa Marie has not been confirmed.)

“I feel she’s with Ben now,” Ferguson informed Web page Six on Saturday, January 21, noting she thinks her pal died of a damaged coronary heart.

Shortly after information broke of Lisa Marie’s passing, the Her Coronary heart for a Compass creator penned a heartbreaking tribute by way of Instagram.

“I say whats up to you on a regular basis and I really like you my sissy and I’ll proceed to say whats up to you on a regular basis,” Ferguson wrote on the time, sharing a throwback picture of the 2 associates. “You have been my sissy, an incredible mom to Ben, Riley, Harper and Finley and a wonderfully loving daughter to Priscilla. You’ve got been my devoted pal for a few years, and I’m right here for your loved ones to help and love them. I’m deeply saddened my sissy, you’re in my coronary heart.”