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George Jones' Wife Of 30 Years Breaks Down In Tears Recalling The Singer's Last Words To Her

Date January 27, 2020 10:00

George Jones' wife of many years Nancy still breaks down in tears remembering her beloved husband’s last words just before he was gone. It was a truly tough period for Jones’ spouse.

George Jones’ death

  • Legendary singer George Jones died in April 2013 at the age of 81.
  • Jones suffered from respiratory failure. Once, he almost died in a car crash. Just before his demise, the singer was hospitalized with severe fever and irregular blood pressure.
  • Jones’ good pal Merle Haggard commemorated the late singer with a touching tribute:

The world has lost the greatest country singer of all time.

George Jones’ wife

George Jones was married three times before he met the love of his life, his fourth wife Nancy. The lovebirds were married for 30 years.

Nancy Jones recalled how she fell in love with Jones’ gorgeous voice at first:

He walked on stage and the crowd goes wild. And that voice. I thought, 'How is that coming out of that man's mouth.’

According to reports, Jones suffered from alcohol and drug addiction, but after marrying Nancy, he got clean. Nancy fought for George’s life for 18 years not letting him die from alcoholism.

Nancy has only the warmest words to say about her late husband at the last years of his life:

I only saw a warm, caring, loving man for the rest of his days.

Last words

In an emotional interview, Nancy Jones recalled the last words George told her just before he was gone.

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George Jones died in a hospital. For the last few days of his life, he was mostly unconscious and not speaking. But just before his passing, the singer opened his eyes, looked at his wife and said:

Hello there, I've been looking for you. My name is George Jones.

The next moment, George Jones passed away.

George Jones’ legacy

George Jones’ legacy will keep living via his wonderful children and grandkids. Few people know that the singer left his 13-year-old adopted grandson Carlos in charge after his death.

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The singer told his grandson:

Now you’re going to be the man in the house.

And the boy replied:

I can do it!

Like most famous people, George Jones had also to deal with his personal ‘demons’. But his charming wife Nancy could find the key to the singer’s heart. Thirty amazing years together… George and Nancy Jones could go through all life challenges hand in hand. Our loved ones’ love and support, indeed, can do miracles!

His kids and grandkids will always remember eminent George Jones as a music legend and a doting patriarch of their big family. That’s who he really was!

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