Vernon Elvis Presley

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Vernon Elvis Presley

Birthplace: Fulton, Itawamba, Mississippi, United States
Death: Died in Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Place of Burial: Memphis, Shelby, TN, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Jessie D. McDowell Presley and Minnie Mae Dodger Hood
Husband of Davada Mae Presley and Gladys Love Smith
Father of Elvis Aron Presley and Jessie Garon Presley
Brother of Vester Presley; Delta Mae Biggs; Gladys Erlene Dowling; Rev. Nashval Lorene Pritchett (Presley) and Calhoun Presley

Occupation: Share Cropper, Truck Driver
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About Vernon Elvis Presley

Father of Elvis Presley. He was born in Fulton, Mississippi, the oldest of 5 children. Vernon's parents were Jessie D. McClowell Presley and Minnie Mae Hood Presley. He liked music and had a good singing voice. He also enjoyed working on cars. He met Gladys Love Smith in Tupelo, Mississippi. They were married on June 17, 1933 in Ponotoc County, Mississippi. Vernon was often unemployed and worked as a milkman, carpenter, farm hand and truck driver. The family rented a house on the edge of Shakerag, an area of Tupelo. In 1948 the Presley's moved to Memphis, Tennessee. Gladys died in 1958 and Vernon remarried to Davada "Dee" Stanley, a nurse in Huntsville, Alabama, in June 1960. They later divorced. When Elvis died at Graceland on August 16, 1977, his will appointed Vernon, who had long handled Elvis' personal, non-career business affairs, as executor and trustee. Vernon died of heart failure.

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Vernon Elvis Presley's Timeline

April 10, 1916
Fulton, Itawamba, Mississippi, United States
January 8, 1935
Age 18
Tupelo, Mississippi, United States
January 8, 1935
Age 18
Tupelo, Lee County, Mississippi, United States
June 26, 1979
Age 63
Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
June 28, 1979
Age 63
Memphis, Shelby, TN, USA