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Audrey Mae Williams
Original name: Audrey Sheppard
Birth: Feb. 28, 1923
Banks
Pike County
Alabama, USA
Death: Nov. 4, 1975
Nashville
Davidson County
Tennessee, USA

Country Singer. She was the first wife of country music icon Hank Williams, Sr. and mother of country singer Hank Williams, Jr. She often played and sang in her husband's band,and gained her own fame and popularity singing on a number of his songs. Their marriage ended in divorce in 1952, and after Hank Sr. death in 1953, she paid for the rights to work professionally as "Hank Williams' Widow". 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Shelton Sheppard (1900 - 1978)
  Artie Mae Harden Sheppard (1903 - 1976)
 
 Spouse:
  Hank Williams (1923 - 1953)*
 
 Sibling:
  Audrey Mae Williams (1923 - 1975)
  Eldridge Sheppard (1926 - 1936)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oakwood Annex Cemetery
Montgomery
Montgomery County
Alabama, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Sep 03, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 12194
Audrey Mae Williams
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with love
- Base Kuhn
 Added: Aug. 21, 2016
Rest in peace.
- Joyce Potts Hoffmann
 Added: Jul. 15, 2016
I believe that Audrey Mae Williams will live again...along with her beloved ex husband Hank,thanks to the love of god and his son Jesus.god is the source of all lifeand if he planted Audrey to live on earthhe can and will bring her back better...in fact p...(Read more)
- Trevor
 Added: May. 15, 2016
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