Joey Feek Funeral: Rory shares photos and provides update

Joey Feek Funeral:  Rory shares photos and provides update

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On Tuesday March 8th, beautiful Joey Feek was laid to rest in a grove of sassafras trees behind the family farmhouse outside of Nashville, Tennessee. Rory stated, "with friends and family gathered around, we said goodbye to the greatest person I have ever known". In a recent blog post, Rory shared memories of Joey's private funeral attended by family and friends and hosted on the family farm.

On a perfect blue sky Tennessee day, Joey Feek was laid to rest surrounded by family and close friends.  Here are some of the photos and sentiments that Rory shared:

“a team of mules carried Joey’s simple wooden box in an 1800’s wagon with six of Joey’s favorite ‘cowboys’ by her side”…

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photo: Rory Feek
 Joey is carried by some of her favorite cowboys to her resting place . . .

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photo: Rory Feek
 “At the gravesite, Mike Glenn – our pastor in Tennessee, spoke of the better place that Joey’s in and also of the better place that the world is because Joey was in it”.

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photo: Rory Feek
“And we spent the afternoon a few steps from Joey’s garden, hugging and loving and celebrating the beautiful life she lived”.

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photo: Rory Feek
 “Joey’s one hope was that she could “come home” on a beautiful day… and oh, it was.   The daffodils were blooming, the grass was green and sky was bright blue”.   Joey’s wish was granted and she was given a beautiful day.

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photo: Rory Feek
 At the end of the day, Rory and Indy make a personal visit to the gravesite.   Rory stated, “She will always be with us ..in our hearts….forever”.

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photo: Rory Feek
Rest in Peace dear Angel Joey Feek.

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