Mindy McCready funeral arrangements announced

      FT. MEYERS, Fla. - Mindy McCready's family announced funeral arrangements for the country singer on Friday.

      The public is welcome to join the family on Tuesday, February 26 at 2:00 p.m. at the Crossroads Baptist Church at 10721 Palm Beach Blvd. in Ft. Meyers, Fla. A separate public memorial is being organized by friends in the music community. That service is tentatively set for March 6 at the Cathedral of the Incarnation in Nashville, Tenn.

      The McCready released a statement, saying:

      "Ourfamily is devastated by the loss of our beautiful and talented daughter, MindyMcCready. Her life no matter how brief, touched many, and she willforever be our special angel.

      "MalindaGayle McCready was born Nov. 30, 1975 in Fort Myers Fl. She is survived by hersons, Zander Ryan and Zayne Christopher; her Mother & Step-father, Gayle& Michael Inge; her Father & Step-mother, Timothy & TeriMcCready; Brothers, Timothy McCready, Jr, Joshua McCready, &Colton Skylar Phelan; Nephew, Maddox McCready; Maternal Grandmother, JoanStancel; many Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, Friends, and Fans.

      "Pallbearerswill be Timothy McCready, Jr, Joshua McCready, Colton Skylar Phelan, ChadStancel, Tyler Stancel, Chase Stancel, & Daniel Pledger."

      In lieu of flowers, the family asked donations be made to:

      Mindy McCready Children's Trust
      c/o John Ammons
      Edison National Bank
      13000 S. Cleveland Ave
      Ft. Meyers, FL 33907

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