Who Was Mickey Gilley Ex-Wife Vivian Gilley? All you need to know about the second wife of the late American country music singer and songwriter.
Mickey Leroy Gilley, who was an American country music singer and songwriter, has passed away.
He died on May 7, 2022, at the age of 86.
Gilley, who was born on March 9, 1936, in Natchez, Mississippi, United States, moved towards a more pop-friendly sound in the 1980s, although he started out singing straight-up country and western material in the 1970s.
This brought him further success on not just the country charts, but the pop charts as well.
Among his biggest hits are “Room Full of Roses”, “Don’t the Girls All Get Prettier at Closing Time”, and the remake of the Soul hit “Stand by Me”.
Gilley, who was a cousin of Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl McVoy, Jim Gilley, Sonny Gilley, and Jimmy Swaggart, charted 42 singles in the top 40 on the US Country chart.
Who Was Mickey Gilley Ex-Wife Vivian Gilley?
Vivian Gilley was the second wife of Mickey Gilley after divorced with first wife Geraldine Garrett in the year 1961.
Mickey and Vivian got married in 1962. The couple later had a son named Gregory.
Until her death, Vivian was managing her husband’s music career. She was also a founding member of the New Life Community Church.
Vivian was born on August 10, 1939, and passed away in the year 2019, at the age of 80.
Mickey Gilley Cause Of Death
Vivian Gilley reportedly died after years of battling Alzheimer’s Disease.
Mickey Gilley Real Name
Vivian Gilley was born Vivian McDonald.
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