Born Virginia Wynette Pugh on 5/5/42 in Itawamba County, Mississippi. Known as "The First Lady of Country Music". Numerous CMA Awards. Died 4/6/98. Inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1998.
Country singer and songwriter. Born Virginia Wynette Pugh, on May 5, 1942, in Itawamba County, Mississippi. Wynette's father, guitarist William Hollis Pugh, died when she was eight months old. When her mother, Mildred Faye, moved to Birmingham, Alabama … see full wiki