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with me.” That’s just “pure meanness popping out,” as my mother would say.
But Jerry Lee was unapologetic for who he was as a person. His seventh wife, Judith, was by his side when he passed away last week at their home in Mississippi. She reportedly said that in Jerry Lee’s final days, that “he welcomed the hereafter, and that he was not afraid.”
Why doesn’t that surprise me?
I’ll miss Jerry Lee’s banging on the piano, raking his fingers up and down the keys, and his one-of-akind brand of “devil music.” It made me smile. Jerry Lee made me smile. Goodness gracious, he’ll be missed!