George Jones funeral

Music legends turned out in droves for country music singer George Jones' funeral on May 2.

George Jones Interment

NASHVILLE, TN - MAY 02: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Members of George Jones' family attend the interment following the funeral for George Jones at Woodlawn Cemetery on May 2, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. Jones passed away on April 26, 2013 at the age of 81. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for Nancy Jones)

George Jones Interment

NASHVILLE, TN - MAY 02: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Members of George Jones' family attend the interment following the funeral for George Jones at Woodlawn Cemetery on May 2, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. Jones passed away on April 26, 2013 at the age of 81. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for Nancy Jones)

George Jones Interment

NASHVILLE, TN - MAY 02: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Members of George Jones' family attend the interment following the funeral for George Jones at Woodlawn Cemetery on May 2, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. Jones passed away on April 26, 2013 at the age of 81. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for Nancy Jones)

George Jones Funeral Service - Outside

NASHVILLE, TN - MAY 02: Atmosphere at the funeral service for George Jones at The Grand Ole Opry on May 2, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. Jones passed away on April 26, 2013 at the age of 81. (Photo by Jason Davis/Getty Images)

George Jones Funeral Service - Outside

NASHVILLE, TN - MAY 02: Pallbearers load the casket at the funeral service for George Jones at The Grand Ole Opry on May 2, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. Jones passed away on April 26, 2013 at the age of 81. (Photo by Jason Davis/Getty Images)

George Jones Funeral Service - Outside

NASHVILLE, TN - MAY 02: Pallbearers prepare to load the casket at the funeral service for George Jones at The Grand Ole Opry on May 2, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. Jones passed away on April 26, 2013 at the age of 81. (Photo by Jason Davis/Getty Images)

George Jones Funeral Service - Inside

NASHVILLE, TN - MAY 02: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Country musician Travis Tritt performs at the funeral service for George Jones at The Grand Ole Opry on May 2, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. Jones passed away on April 26, 2013 at the age of 81. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for GJ Memorial)

George Jones Funeral Service - Inside

NASHVILLE, TN - MAY 02: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Country singer Kenny Chesney speaks at the funeral service for George Jones at The Grand Ole Opry on May 2, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. Jones passed away on April 26, 2013 at the age of 81. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for GJ Memorial)

George Jones Funeral Service - Inside

NASHVILLE, TN - MAY 02: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Country singer Wynonna performs at the funeral service for George Jones at The Grand Ole Opry on May 2, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. Jones passed away on April 26, 2013 at the age of 81. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for GJ Memorial)

George Jones Funeral Service - Inside

NASHVILLE, TN - MAY 02: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Country singer Wynonna performs at the funeral service for George Jones at The Grand Ole Opry on May 2, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. Jones passed away on April 26, 2013 at the age of 81. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for GJ Memorial)

George Jones Funeral Service - Inside

NASHVILLE, TN - MAY 02: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Country musician Alan Jackson performs at the funeral service for George Jones at The Grand Ole Opry on May 2, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. Jones passed away on April 26, 2013 at the age of 81. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for GJ Memorial)

George Jones Funeral Service - Inside

NASHVILLE, TN - MAY 02: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Country musician Tanya Tucker performs at the funeral service for George Jones at The Grand Ole Opry on May 2, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. Jones passed away on April 26, 2013 at the age of 81. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for GJ Memorial)

George Jones Funeral Service - Inside

NASHVILLE, TN - MAY 02: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Tennessee governor Bill Haslam speaks at the funeral service for George Jones at The Grand Ole Opry on May 2, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. Jones passed away on April 26, 2013 at the age of 81. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for GJ Memorial)

George Jones Funeral Service - Inside

NASHVILLE, TN - MAY 02: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) (L-R) Country musicians Kid Rock, Faith Hill, and Garth Brooks attend the funeral service for George Jones at The Grand Ole Opry on May 2, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. Jones passed away on April 26, 2013 at the age of 81. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for GJ Memorial)

George Jones Funeral Service - Inside

NASHVILLE, TN - MAY 02: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Country musicians Faith Hill and Kid Rock attend the funeral service for George Jones at The Grand Ole Opry on May 2, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. Jones passed away on April 26, 2013 at the age of 81. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for GJ Memorial)

George Jones Interment

NASHVILLE, TN - MAY 02: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Members of George Jones' family attend the interment following the funeral for George Jones at Woodlawn Cemetery on May 2, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. Jones passed away on April 26, 2013 at the age of 81. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for Nancy Jones)

George Jones Interment

NASHVILLE, TN - MAY 02: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) General view of the atmosphere at the interment following the funeral for George Jones at Woodlawn Cemetery on May 2, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. Jones passed away on April 26, 2013 at the age of 81. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for Nancy Jones)

George Jones Interment

NASHVILLE, TN - MAY 02: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Members of George Jones' family attend the interment following the funeral for George Jones at Woodlawn Cemetery on May 2, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. Jones passed away on April 26, 2013 at the age of 81. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for Nancy Jones)

George Jones Funeral Service - Inside

NASHVILLE, TN - MAY 02: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Country musician Brad Paisley performs at the funeral service for George Jones at The Grand Ole Opry on May 2, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. Jones passed away on April 26, 2013 at the age of 81. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for GJ Memorial)

George Jones Funeral Service - Inside

NASHVILLE, TN - MAY 02: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Former US First Lady Laura Bush speaks at the funeral service for George Jones at The Grand Ole Opry on May 2, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. Jones passed away on April 26, 2013 at the age of 81. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for GJ Memorial)

George Jones Funeral Service - Inside

NASHVILLE, TN - MAY 02: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) (L-R) Kaylee Johnson and country musicians Jamey Johnson, Trisha Yearwood, and Garth Brooks attend the funeral service for George Jones at The Grand Ole Opry on May 2, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. Jones passed away on April 26, 2013 at the age of 81. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for GJ Memorial)

George Jones Funeral Service - Inside

NASHVILLE, TN - MAY 02: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Country musicians Trisha Yearwood and Garth Brooks attend the funeral service for George Jones at The Grand Ole Opry on May 2, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. Jones passed away on April 26, 2013 at the age of 81. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for GJ Memorial)

George Jones Funeral Service - Inside

NASHVILLE, TN - MAY 02: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Country musician Patty Loveless performs at the funeral service for George Jones at The Grand Ole Opry on May 2, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. Jones passed away on April 26, 2013 at the age of 81. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for GJ Memorial)

George Jones Funeral Service - Inside

NASHVILLE, TN - MAY 02: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Country musicians Patty Loveless and Vince Gill perform at the funeral service for George Jones at The Grand Ole Opry on May 2, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. Jones passed away on April 26, 2013 at the age of 81. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for GJ Memorial)

George Jones Funeral Service - Inside

NASHVILLE, TN - MAY 02: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Country musician Kid Rock performs at the funeral service for George Jones at The Grand Ole Opry on May 2, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. Jones passed away on April 26, 2013 at the age of 81. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for GJ Memorial)

George Jones Funeral Service - Inside

NASHVILLE, TN - MAY 02: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Country singer Barbara Mandrell speaks at the funeral service for George Jones at The Grand Ole Opry on May 2, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. Jones passed away on April 26, 2013 at the age of 81. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for GJ Memorial)

George Jones Funeral Service - Inside

NASHVILLE, TN - MAY 02: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Country musician Travis Tritt performs at the funeral service for George Jones at The Grand Ole Opry on May 2, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. Jones passed away on April 26, 2013 at the age of 81. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for GJ Memorial)

George Jones Funeral Service - Inside

NASHVILLE, TN - MAY 02: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Country musician Charlie Daniels performs at the funeral service for George Jones at The Grand Ole Opry on May 2, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. Jones passed away on April 26, 2013 at the age of 81. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for GJ Memorial)

George Jones Funeral Service - Inside

NASHVILLE, TN - MAY 02: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Journalist Bob Schieffer speaks at the funeral service for George Jones at The Grand Ole Opry on May 2, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. Jones passed away on April 26, 2013 at the age of 81. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for GJ Memorial)

George Jones Funeral Service - Inside

NASHVILLE, TN - MAY 02: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) (L-R) Dierks Bentley, Kid Rock, Jamey Johnson, Kaylee Johnson, Laura Bush, Nancy Jones, Travis Tritt, Joe Diffie, and Theresa Crump attend the funeral service for George Jones at The Grand Ole Opry on May 2, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. Jones passed away on April 26, 2013 at the age of 81. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for GJ Memorial)

George Jones Funeral Service - Inside

NASHVILLE, TN - MAY 02: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Former US First Lady Laura Bush (L) and Nancy Jones attend the funeral service for George Jones at The Grand Ole Opry on May 2, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. Jones passed away on April 26, 2013 at the age of 81. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for GJ Memorial)

George Jones Funeral Service - Inside

NASHVILLE, TN - MAY 02: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Nancy Jones (L) and country musician Jamey Johnson attend the funeral service for George Jones at The Grand Ole Opry on May 2, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. Jones passed away on April 26, 2013 at the age of 81. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for GJ Memorial)

George Jones Funeral Service - Inside

NASHVILLE, TN - MAY 02: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Country musicians Whispering Bill Anderson (L) and Charlie Daniels attend the funeral service for George Jones at The Grand Ole Opry on May 2, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. Jones passed away on April 26, 2013 at the age of 81. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for GJ Memorial)

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