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 Helen Myrl <I>Carter</I> Jones

Helen Myrl Carter Jones

Birth
Maces Spring, Scott County, Virginia, USA
Death 2 Jun 1998 (aged 70)
Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Hendersonville, Sumner County, Tennessee, USA
Plot Sermon on the Mount Section, Plot 18 B-2
Memorial ID 6880 · View Source
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Country Musician. Born Helen Myrl Carter, she was a member of the country singing group " Mother Maybelle and the Carter Sisters". She performed with her mother Maybelle, sisters Anita and June, later wife to Johhny Cash. She had a professional career in music that spanned 60 years and recorded for such labels as Liberty, Columbia, MGM and RCA Victor. During the 1960s and 1970s, the group charted a number of top singles including "Traveling Minstrel Band", "The World Needs A Melody" and "A Song For Mama". Apart from the Carter Family, her greatest commercial success came as a songwriting talent for artists such as the Louvin Brothers, Ann-Margaret, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash and Mark Dinning. She died from gastrointestinal problems.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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Sweet and Precious Mother
Wise and Loving Wife
Bound to Sisters and Family
With Music And Love in Life


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 8 Nov 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6880
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Helen Myrl Carter Jones (12 Sep 1927–2 Jun 1998), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6880, citing Hendersonville Memory Gardens, Hendersonville, Sumner County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .