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Posthumous Reunions: Grand Ole Opry Stars

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Roy Claxton Acuff

15 Sep 1903 – 23 Nov 1992

Country Music Singer. He is best remembered as the "King of...

David “Stringbean” Akeman

17 Jun 1916 – 10 Nov 1973

Comedian, Country Musician. One of the top musical stars of...

DeFord Bailey

14 Dec 1899 – 2 Jul 1982

Musician and Country Music Hall of Fame Member. A grandson of...

Tootsie Bess

23 Aug 1916 – 18 Feb 1978

Owner of Tootsie's Bar, where Grand Ole Opry performers and crew...

Bunny Biggs

7 Jul 1897 – 28 Aug 1948

Country Entertainer. Known as "Jamup", he was a widely known...

Jim Boyd

28 Sep 1914 – 11 Mar 1993

Musician. Born in Ladonia, Texas, he was Western swing music...

Owen Bradley

21 Oct 1915 – 7 Jan 1998

Country Music Record Producer. He produced Patsy Cline, Brenda...

Patsy Cline

8 Sep 1932 – 5 Mar 1963

Country Music Singer, Songwrriter, and Pioneer. She has been...

Patsy Cline

8 Sep 1932 – 5 Mar 1963

Country Music Singer, Songwriter, and Pioneer. She has been...

Jerry Clower

28 Sep 1926 – 24 Aug 1998

Country comedian, author of three bestsellers, "Ain't God Good,"...

Lloyd “Cowboy” Copas

15 Jul 1913 – 5 Mar 1963

Country Musician. Patsy Cline had participated in a benefit...

Clyde “Red” Foley

17 Jun 1910 – 19 Sep 1968

Musician. Born Julian Clyde Foley, he was a country music artist...

Arnim L. “Curly” Fox

9 Nov 1910 – 10 Nov 1995

Country Musician. Bluegrass fiddler. He was known to be one of...

Hawkshaw Hawkins

22 Dec 1921 – 5 Mar 1963

Country Musician. Patsy Cline had participated in a benefit...

Louis Marshall “Grandpa” Jones

20 Oct 1913 – 19 Feb 1998

Musician. He is best remembered as an old time country and gospel...

Ira Lonnie Louvin

21 Apr 1924 – 20 Jun 1965

Country Music Singer and Songwriter. He is best remembered as...

David Harrison “Uncle Dave” Macon

7 Oct 1870 – 22 Mar 1952

Musician. Fondly remembered as "The Dixie Dewdrop," his polished...

Kirk McGee

4 Nov 1899 – 24 Oct 1983

Musician. Born David Kirkland McGee in Franklin, Tennesse, he was...

Minnie Pearl

25 Oct 1912 – 4 Mar 1996

Country Music Commedienne/Icon. Born in Centerville, Tennessee,...

Jim Reeves

20 Aug 1923 – 31 Jul 1964

Nicknamed "Gentleman Jim," he was one of the great voices in...

Tex Ritter

12 Jan 1905 – 2 Jan 1974

Country Music Singer, Actor. A major star in the 1930s and 1940s...

Hank Snow

9 May 1914 – 20 Dec 1999

Country Music Singer, Composer. Hank Snow was a Canadian who...

Tex “Cousin Jody” Summey

11 Dec 1919 – 18 Aug 1975

Comedian. He was a country comedian from the Grand Ole Opry. He...

James Alexander “Uncle Jimmie” Thompson

1848 – 1931

Musician. Born in Baxter Tennessee, he was an old-time fiddle...

Porter Wagoner

12 Aug 1927 – 28 Oct 2007

Musician. For over five decades, he was known as the image of...

Dottie West

11 Oct 1932 – 4 Sep 1991

Country Singer. After marrying Bill West, her songwriting partner...

Doyle Wilburn

7 Jul 1930 – 16 Oct 1982

Along with brother Teddy, the Wilburn Brothers were one of the...

Teddy Wilburn

30 Nov 1931 – 24 Nov 2003

Country Musiician. With brother Doyle, he made up one of the most...

Hank Williams, Sr

17 Sep 1923 – 1 Jan 1953

Country-Music Singer, Guitarist and Songwriter. Hank Williams...

Boxcar Willie

1 Sep 1931 – 12 Apr 1999

Country and Folk Musician. Raised in a small home near the local...

Del Wood

22 Feb 1920 – 3 Oct 1989

Country Music Musician. Guest starred on the Grand Ole Opry in...

Tammy Wynette

5 May 1942 – 6 Apr 1998

Country Music Singer. She was often referred to as the "First...

No grave photo

Faron Young

25 Feb 1932 – 10 Dec 1996

Country Music Singer. Known as 'The Hillbilly Heartthrob' he is...

Cremated , Ashes scattered