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  • George Jones' Funeral to Be Public and to Take Place on May 2

    Tue, 30 Apr 2013 11:45:14

    George Jones' Funeral to Be Public and to Take Place on May 2 - The services are in Nashville

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    • George Jones - NASHVILLE, TN - JULY 22: Recording Artist Sammy Kershaw and CMA's Tiffany Kerns attend Sammy Kershaw's 'Do You Know Me? A Tribute To George Jones' Album Release Party at CMA Office on July 22, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee.
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    The funeral services for the late country superstar George Jones, who passed away Friday, April 26 at the age of 81, will take place on Thursday, May 2 at The Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, Tennessee. The services will start at 10AM and will be open to the public.

    "George would have wanted his fans and friends everywhere to be able to come and pay their respects along with his family," said the late star's publicist Kirt Webster.

    "Thanks to George's friends, fans, and loved ones for the outpouring of love at this terrible time," said Jones' widow Nancy. "I love you all."

    A private visitation for family, friends, and fellow performers will take place on Wednesday evening. Since this is private, please call 615-777-6995 x230 for time and location.

    "The Voice" of Country Music fell silent with the passing of the iconic legend, George Jones in Nashville at the age of 81. Long recognized as country music's most indescribable voice by not only the fans, but critics in all genres, the music world continues to mourn the loss of its' finest stylist, who was considered the greatest living country singer.

    R.I.P., George.

    What is your favorite George Jones song? Have you checked out his body of work since his passing? We suggest you check out "He Stopped Loving Her Today." No time like the present...

    —Katie Sheehan
    04.30.13



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