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 Minnie Mae <I>Hood</I> Presley

Minnie Mae Hood Presley

Original Name Hood
Fulton, Itawamba County, Mississippi, USA
Death 8 May 1980 (aged 89)
Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 2461 · View Source
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Grandmother of Elvis Presley. Minnie Mae Hood was born in Fulton, Itawamba County, Mississippi, to William and Mary (Warren) Hood. She married Jessie D. McClowell Presley in 1913. They had one child, Vernon Elvis Presley. After Elvis' mother died, Minnie and Vernon went to Germany and rented a house close to the base where Elvis was stationed. He wanted his family near him in their time of grief. Elvis loved his grandmother very much and often talked about her wonderful buttermilk biscuits. She was said to be a very energetic person and hard worker. She died in Memphis at the age of 89.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 1 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 2461
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Minnie Mae Hood Presley (17 Jun 1890–8 May 1980), Find A Grave Memorial no. 2461, citing Graceland Mansion Estates, Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .