Friends and Family Gather To Pay Tribute To The Late Mel Tillis

Friends and family gathered at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville on Wednesday (Jan. 31) to pay their final respects to the legendary country singer, Mel Tillis. Mel passed away in November at the age of 85, after a battle with intestinal issues in 2016 that he never fully recovered from. A private visitation for … Read more

Mel Tillis’ Public Memorial Set for January 31

Mel Tillis, who passed away from respiratory failure in November, was laid to rest later that month at Mount Hermon Baptist Church amongst family and friends. The Tillis family is now announcing that there will be a public memorial service for the legendary singer. At 10am on Wednesday January 31, family, fans and colleagues will … Read more

Funeral Arrangements Planned For Mel Tillis

Funeral arrangements have been made for the late Mel Tillis, who passed away early Sunday morning (Nov. 19) from what is reported to have been respiratory failure, at the age of 85. Visitation for Tillis will be held on Monday, November 27 from 11 AM to 2 PM at Sykes Funeral Home in Clarksville, Tennessee. … Read more

Pam Tillis Thanks Fan for Their Support After the Passing of Her Father Mel Tillis

Country music legend Mel Tillis recently passed away at the age of 85 and his legendary daughter Pam Tillis, one of Mel’s six children, has taken to Facebook to thank fans for their love and support. Pam shared, “I am having to process and deal with family matters, we are so grief stricken, please keep … Read more

Mel Tillis’ Final Performance At The Grand Ole Opry Might Bring You To Tears

Country music suffered a blow with the loss of Mel Tillis this week, but his enduring legacy lives on through his music and the artists he has influenced. This is best seen on the stage of at the heart of country music, The Grand Ole Opry. The Opry recently released Tillis’ 2015 performance of “The … Read more

Country Music Icon Mel Tillis Passed Away at Age 85

Country music legend, Hall of Fame Member and Grand Ole Opry member, Mel Tillis, has died at the age of 85. Tillis has been battling an illness since early 2016 and never fully recovered. Full statement: Following a lengthy struggle to regain his health, country music legend Mel Tillis passed away early this morning at … Read more