Grand Ole Opry Makes Big Announcement After Death of Country Music Star

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September 12, 2017

The famous stage and concert hall, known as the Grand Ole Opry, has just made a big announcement after the death of a country music legend. Earlier this week, Troy Gentry, of Montgomery Gentry, died in a helicopter crash.

The Grand Ole Opry has announced they are hosting a memorial for Gentry. It will take place this coming Thursday at 11:00 AM CT. The memorial at the iconic stage is a wonderful honor for the singer who contributed so much to country music!

“The celebration will take place on Thursday, September 14, at 11 a.m CT and is open to the public,” the singer’s team announced in a press release on Monday.

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Gentry and his bandmate, Eddie Montgomery, became members of the Grand Ole Opry in 2009. The singers were well-known and loved across the globe, especially in the world of country music.

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The family is expected to have a private gathering after the service. Gentry was only 50 years old at the time of his passing. He is survived by his family members, including his wife and two daughters.

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