Dolly Parton has 11 brothers and sisters, many of whom are also in show business. Here's where you can find each of them in 2019. After spending decades working in music and film, there's no doubt about it: Dolly Parton and her siblings belong to one seriously gifted family.
Dolly Parton’s movie, Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love aired last night and it was the perfect way to bid adieu to the holidays.Once again, we loved the heartwarming story of family, sacrifice, hardship, and love, and we may just have used up a tissue box or two!
Dolly Parton’s Family tree Dolly’s Parents – Robert Lee Parton and Avie Lee. Dolly was born to Robert and Avie Lee. Her father was a tobacco farmer while the mother was a homemaker and a singer from whom Dolly drew inspiration. Dolly describes her childhood in one of her debut songs “Coat of Many colors”. Dolly’s Siblings
Larry Parton. Unfortunately for parents Avie Lee and Robert Lee Parton, Larry died as an infant at only 4 days old when Dolly was only 9 years old.
If this all sounds a bit familiar to you, it would be, especially if you are a huge Dolly Parton fan. Rachel is the youngest of the country music icon's siblings, and we have their parents, Lee and Avie Lee Parton, to thank for rearing and raising one of the genre's most legendary families.
The country legend recalls surprising her parents with some special presents once her star was on the rise in the exclusive video below, which Billboard is sharing exclusively. ... Dolly Parton ...
-Dolly singing ith her parents & siblings-Dolly and her nieces & nephews on a wagon ride ... Dolly Parton and family sing 'Circle of Love' at Dollywood - Duration: 7:09.
Dolly talks to parents (Avie & Robert Lee), jokes with sisters (Willadeene, Cassie, Stella, Frieda and Rachel) then they all sing. This is from the Dolly Parton & Friends- Home For Christmas special.
Avie Lee's father, Jake Owens, was a Pentecostal preacher, so Parton and her siblings all attended church regularly. Parton has long credited her father for her business savvy, and her mother's family for her musical abilities. While Dolly Parton was still very young, her family moved to a farm on nearby Locust Ridge.
The entire family is heartbroken and in mourning following the tragic loss of someone that was close to the entire Parton family. Following an unknown cause, country music legend and icon, Dolly Parton has tragically lost her young niece at just 36 years old. The news was released via a brief social media post from Dolly’s sister, Stella Parton.