May 2, 2013 3:06 AM by Lacey Steele

George Jones to be laid to rest

Country singer George Jones will be laid to rest today.

Fellow country stars, former First Lady Laura Bush, Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam, and former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee are scheduled to attend.

The public funeral is being held at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville.

George Jones passed away last week after being hospitalized for a fever and irregular blood pressure.

He was 81 years old.



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