George Jones funeral live stream - watch online here
Country legend George Jones died last Friday (April 26) after a brief hospitalization for a fever and high blood pressure. A star-studded country music tribute is being held as part of his funeral services Thursday (May 2) at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tenn.
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Former First Lady Laura Bush, Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam, former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee, CBS news correspondent Bob Schieffer, the Opry's general manager Pete Fisher and country stars Kenny Chesney and Barbara Mandrell are scheduled to speak at the event.
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Country stars scheduled to perform include Alan Jackson, Vince Gill, Patty Loveless, Brad Paisley, Randy Travis, Charlie Daniels, Travis Tritt, Wynonna Judd, the Oak Ridge Boys, Ronnie Milsap and Tanya Tucker.
The service will be broadcast on CMT beginning at 11 a.m. ET/8 a.m. PT or you can watch the live stream above.
In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that contributions be made to the Opry Trust Fund or to the Country Music Hall of FameŽ and Museum. Click here for more details.
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