When Was George Jones' Funeral?

When Was George Jones' Funeral?

When Was George Jones' Funeral?

George Jones’ funeral was held on May 2, 2013. Jones died on April 26, 2013 at the age of 81 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center following an eight-day hospital stint for irregular blood pressure and a slight fever. His cause of death was hypoxic respiratory failure.

Jones’ funeral was broadcast live from the Grand Ole Opry on The Nashville Network, CMT, RFD-TV and GAC, among other stations. He was eulogized by a range of celebrities, including former First Lady of the United States, Laura Bush, and music stars Travis Tritt, Patty Loveless, Kid Rock, Brad Paisley, Vince Gill and Alan Jackson.