George Jones’ funeral to be televised

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George Jones’ funeral will take place on Thursday, May 2nd at The Grand Ole Opry
House in Nashville, Tennessee, starting at 10 am (Central) and will be open to
the public. Doors will open at 9 am.

In addition, national television
networks CMT, GAC, RFD, and FamilyNet, as well as local Nashville stations WKRN
2, WSMV 4, WTVF 5, WZTV 17 will broadcast the funeral service “LIVE”, with radio
partners WSM 650AM and SiriusXM Willie's Roadhouse (Ch. 56)
broadcasting the service. Fans around the world can listen online at wsmonline.com
or watch online at opry.com.

"The
caliber of speakers and performers is a testament to what George Jones meant to
everyone in the world," says publicist Kirt Webster. "Nancy is overwhelmed by
the love and support of not only George's fans, but also the music community,
public figures and friends."

The service will include music from Charlie
Daniels, Vince Gill w/ Patty Loveless, Alan Jackson, Ronnie Milsap, Kid Rock,
The Oak Ridge Boys, Brad Paisley, Randy Travis, Travis Tritt, Tanya Tucker, and
Wynonna. Former First Lady Laura Bush, Kenny Chesney, Grand Ole Opry VP&GM
Pete Fisher, Governor Bill Haslam, former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee,
Barbara Mandrell, and CBS News' Chief Washington Correspondent Bob Schieffer
will all make special remarks.

Fans not able to attend can leave a
special message about George Jones at: http://tinyurl.com/GJtribute

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