A couple of weeks ago, Mindy McCready’s friends and family got the chance to say goodbye to her at a private memorial service. Yesterday, it was a time for her friends in the music industry to do the same.
About 200 people were on hand for the memorial to the singer, who committed suicide last month. She was 37 — and through her time in the spotlight struggled with drug and booze addiction and a series of bad relationships.
Old friends Bryan White, Lorrie Morgan and Bekka Bramlett sang for McCready and family members spoke about her difficulties and triumphs during the hour-long remembrance Wednesday at the Cathedral of the Incarnation.
“She achieved many of her dreams with No. 1 records and fame,” said singer Lorrie Morgan, a former label mate of McCready’s. “But we all know fame and fortune do not ensure happiness.”
The Nashville memorial comes two weeks after her funeral. That was held at her hometown of Fort Myers, Florida.
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