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Details about Funeral of Elvis Presley.

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When was funeral of Elvis Presley held, what type of ceremony took place, were there any songs sung at his funeral, can anyone tell about it.

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  1. Tom Reeds

    On Tuesday, 16th August 1977, at about 2:00 p.m, Elvis was found on his bathroom floor at Graceland by Ginger Alden, he was faced down and unconscious. There was a dark color on his face, they took him to the hospital but he was pronounced dead at 3:30 pm. Suddenly the news of his death spread all over the country and then all over the world. Many noble personalities and people expressed their grievances over the death of famous American singer. The funeral of Elvis took place in the Memphis , Graceland at his residence. The Funeral director was Robert Kendall who arranged the procedures for the Presley’s burial. They decided that Elvis should be buried in an Identical casket which cost $8000, it was the same type of Casket in which his mother Gladys and mother Gladys was born.
    For the identification purposes there was a 2.4 inch stainless steel cylinder which was placed. The name and other important dates in Elvis Presley’s life were written on it.
    On the top of the cylinder there was written Elvis Presley, Then his date of birth was mentioned like Born in January 8,1935 and the date of his death was also mentioned like Died on August 16, 1977. The funeral date was also mentioned as Funeral August 18,1977 at 2pm in Graceland.
     

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