Country music bids farewell to 'Possum'

  • Updated: May 2, 2013 - 10:25 PM

NASHVILLE, TENN. – For a guy who sang so many sad songs, George Jones left behind a lot of laughs. There was more humor than sadness at the Thursday funeral for “The Possum” at the Grand Ole Opry House as thousands gathered in Nashville to pay their respects to the man whose voice defined country music for more than 50 years.

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