Tammy Wynette AKA Virginia Wynette Pugh Born: 5-May-1942 Birthplace: Itawamba County, MS Died: 6-Apr-1998 Location of death: Nashville, TN Cause of death: Heart Failure Remains: Buried, Woodlawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Nashville, TN
By the age of 20, Tammy Wynette was divorced with three children, and working two jobs. At the time, the singer performed just to pay her daughter’s medical bills. But her unyielding determination and natural gift for music led to her first record deal; the rest is music history. Virginia Wynette Pugh was born in Itawamba County, Miss., on May 5, 1942.