George Jones Funeral On CMT
Alan Jackson, Brad Paisley, Kenny Chesney and former first lady, Laura Bush, will be among those paying tribute to George Jones during his funeral at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville. CMT will televise the service. The coverage will be hosted by CMT's Cody Alan and Katie Cook. Alan, Brad, Kid Rock, Ronnie Milsap, Vince Gill, Charlie Daniels and Randy Travis will perform musical tributes for the Country Music Hall of Fame member, who passed away, at age 81. Eulogies will be provided by Kenny, Laura Bush, Barbara Mandrell, CBS-TV newsman Bob Schieffer and Tennessee Governor, Bill Haslam. The funeral is open to the public.