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WATCH: Friends, family host celebration of life for Branson’s Mickey Gilley

Published: May. 27, 2022 at 10:57 AM CDT|Updated: May. 27, 2022 at 4:03 PM CDT
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BRANSON, Mo. (KY3) - Friends and family honored country star, Mickey Gilley with a celebration of life memorial in Branson.

Gilley died in Branson on May 7. He had been performing as recently as last month but was in failing health over the past week.

Overall, he had 39 Top 10 country hits and 17 No. 1 songs. He received six Academy of Country Music Awards, and also worked on occasion as an actor, with appearances on “Murder She Wrote,” “The Fall Guy,” “Fantasy Island” and “The Dukes of Hazzard.”

He had spent the last few decades in Branson.

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