CHARLESTON, MO (KFVS)- A public memorial service for the late George Jones was held Tuesday in Nashville, Tennessee.
The country music legend died last Friday at the age of 81.
The memorial for country legend George Jones was held at the Grand Ole Opry .
Former first lady Laura Bush spoke at the funeral along with friends and a variety of country singers who performed including Barbara Mandrell, Kenny Chesney, Brad Paisley, Alan Jackson, Tanya Tucker, Wynonna Judd, Charlie Daniels, Vince Gill, Patty Loveless and Randy Travis.
A private funeral was held on Wednesday but Thursday's memorial was open to the public.
Clifford Rowling of Charleston owns George's first guitar he had as a little boy.