GRAND OLE OPRY MEMBER DEAD AT 94

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Little Jimmy Dickens (James Cecil Dickens)
(December 19, 1920 – January 2, 2015)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. AP) –  Little Jimmy Dickens, a diminutive singer-songwriter who
was the oldest cast member of the Grand Ole Opry, has died.

Dickens died Friday at a Nashville-area hospital of cardiac arrest after suffering a
stroke on Christmas Day, Opry spokeswoman Jessie Schmidt said.

Dickens, who stood 4-foot-11, had performed on the Opry almost continuously
since 1948. His last performance was Dec. 20 as part of his birthday celebration.

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