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Hee Haw’s Ramona Jones Passes Away at 91

Hee Haw’s Ramona Jones Passes Away at 91

Award-winning fiddler, radio and television star, and former wife of Hee Haw mainstay Grandpa Jones, Ramona Jones passed away on Tuesday (Nov. 17) at the age of 91 in Goodlettsville, Tenn. Born Ramona Riggins of Raglesville, Ind., the multi-instrumentalist frequently appeared on Hee Haw and the Grand Ole Opry as Grandpa’s duet partner, and together…MORE

Special Memories of Minnie Pearl: A Thoroughly Nice Person

Special Memories of Minnie Pearl: A Thoroughly Nice Person

Originally published in the August 6, 1996 issue of Country Weekly magazine. Alanna Nash, veteran country music and entertainment writer and author of several books, first met Minnie Pearl’s alter ego, Sarah Colley Cannon, in 1975. Over the years, they developed a friendship that lasted until Sarah’s death March 4 at age 83 from complications…MORE

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Cowboy Up

Cowboy Up

Congrats to Robert Earl Keen, who was inducted into the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame. REK joins Willie Nelson, George Strait, Lyle Lovett & more in the Lone Star State institution.