Some Of These Little Known Details About Elvis Will Make You See The King Of Rock In A Whole New Light
He took his mother’s death really hard
While Elvis was serving in the military, his mother got sick and was diagnosed with hepatitis. When her condition continued to get worse, Elvis went on emergency leave to visit her in August. Just two days after he arrived, however, she died due to heart failure. This took a huge toll on Elvis because he was always extremely close to Gladys. In fact, he sobbed uncontrollably during her funeral and said he â€œlived his whole lifeâ€ for her.