Monday, May 31, 2010

Countryobit: Judy Lynn

The death has been announced of Judy Lynn Kelly who, without the last of those names, achieved some success as a country singer between the 1950s and 1980.

Having started early - she was a teenager when she took Jean Shepard's role on a Grand Old Opry tour Shepard was too ill to complete - she was still young when she changed career in 1980. Her life since then had been spent in the ministry.

Lynn died in Jeffersonville, Indiana, apparently from congestive heart failure. She was 74.

Back before she swapped country for Christ, this was what she did: