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George Jones

George JonesAKA George Glenn Jones

Born: 12-Sep-1931
Birthplace: Saratoga, TX
Died: 26-Apr-2013
Location of death: Nashville, TN [1]
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Baptist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Country Musician

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Country singer, White Lightning

Military service: USMC (1951-54)

[1] Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN.

Father: George Washington Jones
Mother: Clara
Wife: Dorothy Bonvillion (m. 1950, div. 1951, one daughter)
Daughter: Susan
Wife: Shirley Corley (m. 1954, div. 1968, two sons)
Tammy Wynette (m. 16-Feb-1969, div. 1975)
Wife: Nancy Sepulveda (m. 1983, until his death)

    Country Music Hall of Fame 1992
    National Medal of Arts 2002
    Kennedy Center Honor 2008
    unknown detox facility 1979
    unknown detox facility 1999
    unknown detox facility Hillcrest Hospital, Birmingham, AL
    unknown detox facility FL
    Attempted Murder allegedly shot at friend Peanut Montgomery
    Drug Possession: Cocaine
    Drunk in Public
    Driving While Intoxicated 1982 (guilty plea)
    Driving While Intoxicated Nashville, TN (6-Mar-1999)
    Polygraphed 1965
    Bankruptcy $1.5 million debts
    Open Heart Surgery
    Risk Factors: Alcoholism, Cocaine

    R.O.T.O.R. (1989) · Pa Fenster
    The Longest Yard (21-Aug-1974) · Big George

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Author of books:
I Lived to Tell It All (1996, memoir)

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