Grand Ole Opry icon Little Jimmy Dickens was greeted over the Independence Day
holiday weekend with a crate of cards and letters sent by friends and fans to
wish him well as he undergoes three weeks of short-term radiation treatments for
a pre-cancerous condition on his vocal chords.
said. “If they’re royalty checks or cards from the best fans in the world, I
couldn’t be more excited or appreciative.”
Opry member is scheduled to begin his first week of treatment Wednesday, July
10, a week later than anticipated. Doctors expect him to make a full
audiences with an appearance on April 12. His most recent scheduled Opry
appearance came on Dec. 22, 2012.
letters wishing the country music legend well. Correspondence should be mailed
to the address below:
the Grand Ole Opry’s Facebook page at facebook.com/grandoleopry or on Twitter