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Elvis Ex-girlfriend Died

May 21, 2007 | People
Shirley Searcy Delgado, who dated Elvis Presley about 50 years ago during the singer's early career, died Monday in her Houston home, apparently of a heart attack. She was 72.

In the mid-1950s, Presley spotted Delgado in the audience at the Louisiana Hayride in Shreveport, where he was performing, said her son, Victor Matthew Delgado of Houston.

During an intermission, Presley "grabbed her and took her backstage to the band, saying, 'Look what I found,' " her son said.

Romance ensued, and Presley and Shirley Delgado intended to marry, her son said. But Presley's manager, Col. Tom Parker, decided that "marriage was not a good business move" for the singer, he added.

Delgado and Presley, however, continued to see each other from time to time but eventually went their separate ways, Victor Delgado said.
Source:Elvis Unlimited
Jerome wrote on May 21, 2007
my condoleances
Palle wrote on May 21, 2007
Shirley who???
Devon wrote on May 22, 2007
I never have heard of her but may she rest in peace.
Getlow wrote on May 22, 2007
Sorry to hear that, however it does make me laugh that the son is now saying "they intended to get married" He only said that in order for her to put out!
whetherman wrote on May 22, 2007
Isn't this the young lady that gave Elvis a ring that he showed and talked about on the Wink Martindale show? Maybe I'm wrong but RIP anyway.
Getlow wrote on May 23, 2007
Nope Whetherman, That was Judy Spreckels
ext_mnx wrote on May 23, 2007
too much "ex-girlfriends". Now I think that any fan who took one picture with him can said " He want marry with me". Then: "to much "ex-girlfriends"
whetherman wrote on May 23, 2007
To Getlow. Judy Spreckles yes now I remember. I wonder if she's still with us.
ext_mnx wrote on May 23, 2007
My books and magazines on Mr. Elvis Presley help me to show that he was a gentleman. The face in front of camera was a farce that he could show. Then to much "ex-girlfriends"
Getlow wrote on May 24, 2007
Whetherman, she is still alive and kicking and lives in California, she was born 2 years before Elvis so guessing not quite as qute these days.