Naomi Judd

                                Naomi Judd  ( January 11, 1946 – April 30, 2022)

Naomi Judd was an American singer-songwriter and actress.

She and her daughter Wynonna formed the country music duo the Judds in 1983.

She was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame the day after her death in 2022.

Judd was born to Pauline Ruth "Polly" and Charles Glen Judd on January 11, 1946, in Ashland, Kentucky.

Her father owned a gas station.

On May 6, 1989, Judd married her second husband, Larry Strickland of the Palmetto State Quartet.

On April 30, 2022, she died by suicide near Nashville, Tennessee, at the age of 76.

Announcing her death, her daughters tweeted, in part: "Today we sisters experienced a tragedy. We lost our beautiful mother to the disease of mental illness."