VISITATION, MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR JO WALKER-MEADOR TO BE HELD AUG. 22 & 23 IN NASHVILLE

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VISITATION, MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR JO WALKER-MEADOR TO BE HELD AUG. 22 & 23 IN NASHVILLE

The family of CMA’s longest-serving Executive Director, Jo Walker-Meador, will receive friends during a visitation and separate memorial service in Nashville.
The visitation will take place Tuesday, Aug. 22 from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM at Woodlawn-Roesch-Patton Funeral Home & Memorial Park (660 Thompson Lane, Nashville, 37204).
Following a private burial on Wednesday, Aug. 23, an 11:00 AM memorial service will be held at Christ Presbyterian Church (2323 Old Hickory Blvd., Nashville, 37215).
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made to the Sarah Cannon Fund at PearlPoint Cancer Support.

The late Walker-Meador, who was respected throughout and beyond Nashville as a pioneer for the advancement of Country Music around the world, died Tuesday following a stroke at the age of 93.
About the Country Music Association: Founded in 1958, the Country Music Association is the first trade organization formed to promote a type of music. In 1961, CMA created the Country Music Hall of Fame to recognize artists and industry professionals with Country Music’s highest honor. More than 7,800 music industry professionals and companies from around the globe are members of CMA. The organization’s objectives are to serve as an educational and professional resource for the industry and advance the growth of Country Music around the world.

This is accomplished through CMA’s core initiatives: the CMA Awards, which annually recognize outstanding achievement in the industry; CMA Music Festival, which benefits music education and is taped for a network television three-hour special; and “CMA Country Christmas,” featuring Country artists performing original music and Christmas classics for broadcast during the holiday season. All of CMA’s television properties will air on the ABC Television network through 2021.

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