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Tammy Wynette Born In Itawamba County

 
Tammy Wynette was born and raised in Itawamba County, near Tremont. Her real name was Virginia Wynette Pugh. She was married to five different men (George Jones) being the only entertainer among them). Ironically, two of her biggest hits were “D-I-V-O-R-C-E” and “Stand by Your Man.”
Excerpted by permission of The Nautilus Publishing Company from 501 Little-Known Facts, Obscure Trivia, World Records & Historical Minutia from the State of Mississippi
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