Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Tombstone Tuesday - Elvis! (and family)

Genea-Musings readers know that I ran out of tombstone pictures of my own family and ancestors several months ago... but then I went on vacation in late August, and managed to get pictures of some, um, famous, gravestones and monuments. This Graveyard Rabbit struck again...

On the grounds of Graceland (3734 Elvis Presley Blvd in Memphis, Tennessee) is a monument for the Presley family (originally erected to honor Elvis mother, Grace Jones (Love) Presley:

I little further around the reflection pool are four graves set in the ground with large stones - here is the setting with Elvis Aaron Presley's grave in the foreground, with Vernon Elvis Presley's grave to his right, with Gladys (Love) Presley's grave to Vernon's right, and with Elvis paternal grandmother, Minnie Presley's grave to Elvis' left:

The grave stone for Elvis Aaron Presley (1935-1977):

These photographs were taken by Randall J. Seaver (the South San Diego County Graveyard Rabbit!) on Monday, 7 September 2009 in Memphis, Tennessee.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

You know Sheri will see these pics and be mad at me for not taking her beyond the gates...