Gladys Presley's headstone was added to the Meditation Garden at Elvis Presley's Graceland, today, the 60th anniversary of her passing.
Elvis' mother passed away on August 14, 1958, and was buried at Forest Hill Cemetery in Memphis. The cross statue with angels was placed in March 1959. This headstone, which features the Star of David to represent Gladys' Jewish heritage, was placed at her grave in December 1964. In October 1977, both Elvis and his mother were buried at the Meditation Garden at Graceland.
The cross and angels statue was added to the Meditation Garden. Gladys' original headstone has been in the Graceland Archives since 1977, and was placed in the garden today.