George Jones Funeral: Thousands Line Up at Grand Ole Opry House

Written by CMT News. Posted in Entertainment News

Tagged: , , , , , , , ,

George Jones Funeral: Thousands Line Up at Grand Ole Opry House

Published on May 02, 2013 by CMT News

George Jones
Thousands of George Jones’ fans were waiting outside the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville
Thursday morning (May 2) in hopes of attending his funeral. Many began lining up Wednesday night for the service which is
scheduled to include appearances by Brad Paisley, Kenny Chesney, Kid Rock, Ronnie Milsap, Vince Gill, Charlie Daniels, Randy
Travis, Tanya Tucker, Barbara Mandrell and former first lady Laura Bush, among others. Alan Jackson is expected to close the
service with a performance of Jones’ signature song, “He Stopped Loving Her Today.”

The funeral service will air live
on CMT at 10 a.m. CT.

While the funeral service is open to the public, Jones’ close friends gathered Wednesday evening
at Woodlawn Roesch-Patton Funeral Home in Nashville for a private visitation. Among those paying their respects included Paisley,
Jackson, Mandrell, Tucker, Loretta Lynn, Mel Tillis, Little Jimmy Dickens, Dierks Bentley, Trace Adkins, Jamey Johnson, Joe
Diffie, Brenda Lee, John Rich, Lynn Anderson, Ricky Skaggs, Larry Gatlin, Ray Stevens and Oak Ridge Boys member William Lee
Golden.

No Comments

There are currently no comments on George Jones Funeral: Thousands Line Up at Grand Ole Opry House. Perhaps you would like to add one of your own?

Leave a Comment

You must be logged in to post a comment.