Shirley Collie Nelson

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Birthday
16, 1931
Birthplace
Missouri
Death Date
Jan 27, 2010 (78)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
16, 1931
Birthplace
Missouri
Death Date
Jan 27, 2010 (78)

About

Country singer and rockabilly artist who was the second wife of Willie Nelson. She released the #10 single "Willingly" with Willie.

Before Fame

At age fourteen she got a co-hosting gig for a weekday morning show on a local radio station. She got married for the first time when she was fifteen, but was divorced four years later.

Trivia

She was offered the role of Pearl Buck on The Beverly Hillbillies, but she decided to tour with Willie Nelson instead.

Family Life

She was married to Willie Nelson from 1963 to 1971.

Associated With

Chely Wright is another popular country singer from Missouri.

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