LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - The family of country musician Mindy McCready has released their plans for the star's funeral.
McCready's mother Gayle Inge said in a statement, "Our family is devastated by the loss of our beautiful and talented daughter, Mindy McCready. Her life no matter how brief, touched many, and she will forever be our special angel."
Also in the release was a brief obituary of McCready. It reads:
"Malinda Gayle McCready was born Nov. 30, 1975 in Fort Myers Fl. She is survived by her sons, Zander Ryan and Zayne Christopher; her Mother & Step-father, Gayle & Michael Inge; her Father & Step-mother, Timothy & Teri McCready; Brothers, Timothy McCready, Jr, Joshua McCready, & Colton Skylar Phelan; Nephew, Maddox McCready; Maternal Grandmother, Joan Stancel; many Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, Friends, and Fans.
"Mindy's life was public and the family welcomes friends and fans to join them in a celebration of Mindy's life Tues., Feb.26, 2013 at 2:00pm at the Crossroads Baptist Church, 10721 Palm Beach Blvd, Ft. Myers,Fl.
"Pallbearers will be Timothy McCready, Jr, Joshua McCready, Colton Skylar Phelan, Chad Stancel, Tyler Stancel, Chase Stancel, & Daniel Pledger."
In lieu of flowers the the family recommends donations be made to "Mindy McCready Children's Trust", c/o John Ammons, Edison National Bank, 13000 S. Cleveland Ave. Ft. Myers Fl.