Mindy McCready Finally Laid To Rest In Fort Myers, Florida With 400 Mourners, Report, Highlight Hollywood News

Nine days after troubled country singer Mindy McCready died of from suicide at her lakefront home in Heber Springs, Ark., her family held her funeral in her hometown of Ft. Myers, Fla.   About 400 mourners filled the sanctuary of Crossroads Baptist Church. A white hearse, escorted by two police cars, delivered the singer’s wooden casket to the service, People is reporting. 

A large portrait of McCready graced the stage, and her casket was adorned with white roses. As McCready’s songs were played, photos from her life were displayed on two large video screens on either side of the sanctuary.


The pictures included a glamorous shot of her and her onetime fiancé Dean Cain. Among the songs were “I’m Still Here” and “Ten Thousand Angels.”   Attendees, besides being greeted with a handshake form McCready’s mother, Gayle Inge, were presented with a program that included a color photo of McCready.
In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to the Mindy McCready Children’s Trust, c/o John Ammons, Edison National Bank, 13000 S. Cleveland Ave., Ft. Myers, FL 33907.
McCready, who was 37, will be buried in Ft. Myers. A second memorial service for her professional colleagues to attend is to take place in Nashville in early March.
Written By: Tommy Lightfoot Garrett
Photographs are Courtesy:  AP
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