Woodlawn Memorial Park Cemetery

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The old chapel at Woodlawn

Woodlawn Memorial Park Cemetery is located at 660 Thompson Lane in Nashville, Tennessee. It is one of the largest cemeteries in Nashville.

Among those interred or entombed in the cemetery, there are many prominent members of the country music genre and their families.


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  • Tommy Jackson (1926–1979), Musician, Considered by many in the country music industry to be the first great Nashville session fiddler
  • George Jones (1931-2013), Country Music Hall of Fame Singer

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  • Rayburn Leo Knight

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  • Claudette Frady-Orbison (1941–1966), wife of legendary singer Roy Orbison. She died when her motorcycle was hit by a truck. She is buried with her two young boys, Roy Dewayne Orbison (1958–1968) and Anthony King Orbison (1962–1968), who died together in a house fire

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The old chapel at Woodlawn

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  • Dottie Rambo (1934–2008),Gospel singer and songwriter. Named songwriter of the century in the early 90's, Grammy and Dove winner, Gospel Music Hall of Fame for self and family group The Rambos,Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, composed over 2,500 songs
  • Marty Robbins, (1925–1982), Country Music Hall of Fame singer
  • Jerry Reed (1937–2008), Country music singer and Actor

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