Who Was Mickey Gilley First Wife Geraldine Garrett? All you need to know about the first 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 First Wife Geraldine Garrett?
Mickey Gilley married Geraldine Garrett, who was 17 years old, in 1953.
The couple divorced almost 10 years later, in the year 1961.
They shared 3 children: Keith Ray Gilley, Michael Gilley, and Kathy Gilley.
Geraldine Garrett passed away on March 6, 2010, at the age of 74.
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