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Family, Friends and Fans Come Together for George Jones’ Funeral – Pictures

George Jones was laid to rest on Thursday (May 2). After a nearly three-hour-long celebration of his life at the Grand Ole Opry, the country legend was buried during a service at the Woodlawn Cemetery in Nashville. It was an emotional day, but not one without a few smiles -- and even bursts of laughter -- as friends, family and fans shared memories of the Possum. 

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Vince Gill And Patty Loveless Perform An Emotional ‘Go Rest High On That Mountain’ At Funeral For George Jones

George Jones was laid to rest today, after a huge outpouring of support from friends, family, and fans in Nashville at the Grand Ole Opry House.  I found myself glued to the TV watching the huge number of friends that spoke and sang about Jones.  One performance really captured the admiration of the country legend.

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Westboro Baptist Church to Picket George Jones’ Funeral

Westboro Baptist Church has announced that they will picket the funeral of country great George Jones, which is to be held Thursday (May 2) at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville. 

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Toby Keith Pays Tribute to George Jones at Stagecoach

Toby Keith gave a fantastic performance at the Stagecoach Country Music Festival the same day that his old friend George Jones sadly passed away at the age of 81. Halfway through his set, the singer paid tribute to the iconic entertainer in a heartfelt way.

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George Jones’ Cause of Death Revealed

The legendary George Jones passed away last Friday (April 26) at the age of 81, leaving behind a towering musical legacy of more than five decades. Now, the iconic entertainer's cause of death has been revealed.

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George Jones’ Funeral Service Announced

The details for George Jones' funeral service have been announced. The iconic country singer will be laid to rest on Thursday, May 2 in Nashville. In an honor fit for such a legendary talent, Jones' funeral will take place at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, Tenn. To accommodate the enormous outpouring of fan support, the service will be open to the public.

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Brad Paisley on George Jones: ‘The Greatest Voice Country Music Will Ever Know’

Brad Paisley offered one of the most touching and heartfelt tributes to the late George Jones, who passed away on Friday, April 26 at the age of 81. Paisley issued his "in memoriam" style statement via Twitter, calling the singer "the greatest voice country music will ever know" and "one of the greatest friends you could ever have."

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Eric’s Lost Hit – George Jones ‘High Tech Redneck’

It's been a while since I've introduced a lost hit, but now more than ever it felt like the right time.  While George Jones had the bulk of his success before the mid 80's, the early 90's brought about somewhat of a resurgance, with songs like 'I Don't Need Your Rockin' Chair' and this one, where George plays off the huge success of Terminator 2 with 'High Tech Redneck!'

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Remembering George Jones: Who’s Gonna Fill Their Shoes Video

It is Saturday morning and we are in the middle of the WKDQ Country Classic Show. It's always tough to do  this show after we have lost one of the greats that made country music what it is today. As you are well aware, George Jones died yesterday at the age of 81. His farewell tour was just here in Evansville on March 23rd. Who knew it would be farewell for good when he left town.

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Remembering George Jones: Alan Jackson Sings ‘Choices’ at the CMA Awards in 1999 in Rebellion

My emotions are running so high as I write this post since learning of George Jones' death. There will be much written and said about the greatest country singer of all time in the days and weeks ahead. I could write a book about how I feel right now and more important, what George Jones meant to country music and his everlasting impact on the genre. Instead, this post will be dedicated to a moment that brought Jones to tears in his living room in 1999.

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George Jones Photo Album – Stars Share Their Favorite Pictures With the Possum

Meeting George Jones was a career highlight for almost every country singer. Even legends like Randy Travis and Reba McEntire treasure the photos they have with the singer. Today, stars have been sharing their favorite moments with Jones, who died at the age of 81 years old this morning. 

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Keith Urban Sings Musical Tribute to George Jones

Keith Urban offered his musical tribute to George Jones, who passed away today (April 26) at the age of 81. While seated at and playing a white piano, Urban sang a few bars of Jones' 'He Stopped Loving Her Today,' which is largely regarded as one of the most important country songs ever.

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