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Mel Tillis Public Memorial Service Set for January 31 at Ryman Auditorium
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Mel Tillis Public Memorial Service Set for January 31 at Ryman Auditorium

The Tillis family has announced details for a public memorial service for the late Mel Tillis. On Wednesday, January 31 at 10:00 a.m., family, friends, fans, and music industry colleagues, will gather at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium to honor the life and career of the Country Music Hall of Famer. A […]

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Country Artists Continue to Mourn Mel Tillis

“My heart is just broken over the passing of the great Mel Tillis. I have so many wonderful memories with him. I’ll never forget working with him on ‘Love Boat’ with Dottie West. We just go way back – from the time I was 8 years old when he brought me […]

Country Music Legend Mel Tillis Passes
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Country Music Legend Mel Tillis Passes

Following a lengthy struggle to regain his health, country music legend Mel Tillis passed away early this morning at the Munroe Regional Medical Center in Ocala, Florida. Tillis battled intestinal issues since early 2016 and never fully recovered. The suspected cause of death is respiratory failure. Tillis was 85. The […]

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Mel Tillis At Home in Ocala, Florida Recovering

Country legend Mel Tillis was hospitalized in Nashville last January with a bout of diverticulitis. Tillis underwent colon surgery thereafter. He has remained in recovery since that time. In November, Mel made the trip from Nashville back to his home state of Florida. He is currently at home in Ocala […]

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