Summary: country music singer-songwriter considered as one of the first female country music superstars who was dubbed as the "Queen of Country Music" and scored the first country No. 1 hit by a solo female artist with 1952's It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels breaking sexist barriers for those to follow from Tammy Wynette to Loretta Lynn and Taylor Swift.
Cause of Death: Complications from a stroke
Born: August 30, 1919
Died: July 16, 2012
Location: Madison, Tennessee