Elvis Presley’s Step Mother (Dee) Passes, She Was 88
Davada Mae Stanley (Dee) Presley – age 88 passed away Saturday, September 28, 2013. Born Tuesday, June 16, 1925 in Waverly, Tennessee she is preceded in death by her husbands, William J. Stanley and Vernon Presley. She lived in Madison TN
Dee and Elvis’s father Vernon were married in Huntsville, Ala., in 1960, two years after the death of Gladys Presley, Vernon Presley’s first wife and the mother of Elvis. They were married for 17 years until they divorced.
They divorced three months after the death of Elvis on November 15th 1977. Elvis died on August 16 of that same year. Vernon Presley (Elvis’s father) died two years later on June 26th 1979.
A homemaker, Dee is survived by her sons, Billy (Monica) Stanley, Jr., Rev. Rick Stanley, David Stanley; grandchildren, Brooke, Austin, Tyler, Brittany, Bethany; great-grandchild, Talon.
Funeral services will be 2:00 Wednesday, October 2, 2013 in the chapel of Forest Lawn Funeral Home with Rev. Rick Stanley and Bro. Ken Green officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens.