One year after country music legend George Jones passed away, his wife Nancy Jones has a public celebration planned to honor his legacy at his grave in Woodlawn Cemetery.
On April 26, the first anniversary of the Country Music Hall of Famer's death, Nancy Jones will plant two dogwood trees at his "He Stopped Loving Her Today" monument. She hopes his fans will come join her.
"This day is going to be bittersweet," Nancy Jones said in a statement posted on George Jones' website and Facebook page. "I know how much people loved George, and the love has continued even a year later. I am so fortunate for the friends and fans that George and I made through the years. I want everyone to come celebrate with us, not because he is no longer with us, but to keep his legacy alive."
The ceremony will begin at 1 p.m. at Woodlawn Cemetery, 660 Thompson Lane in Nashville.
George Jones died April 26, 2013, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He was 81.