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Helen Myrl Carter Jones
Birth: Sep. 19, 1927
Death: Jun. 2, 1998

Country Musician. Born Helen Myrl Carter, she was a member of the country singing group " Mother Maybelle and the Carter Sisters". She performed with her mother Maybelle, sisters Anita and June, later wife to Johhny Cash. She had a professional career in music that spanned 60 years and recorded for such labels as Liberty, Columbia, MGM and RCA Victor. During the 1960s and 1970s, the group charted a number of top singles including "Traveling Minstrel Band", "The World Needs A Melody" and "A Song For Mama". Apart from the Carter Family, her greatest commercial success came as a songwriting talent for artists such as the Louvin Brothers, Ann-Margaret, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash and Mark Dinning. She died from gastrointestinal problems. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Ezra Carter (1898 - 1975)
  Maybelle Addington Carter (1909 - 1978)
 
 Children:
  Kenneth Jones (1952 - 1969)*
 
 Siblings:
  Helen Myrl Carter Jones (1927 - 1998)
  June Carter Cash (1929 - 2003)*
  Anita Carter (1933 - 1999)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hendersonville Memory Gardens
Hendersonville
Sumner County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: Sermon on the Mount Section, Plot 18 B-2
GPS (lat/lon): 36.31167, -86.59283
 
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Record added: Nov 08, 1999
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