June Carter Cash Dies

June Carter Cash died in Nashville, Tennessee, on May 15, 2003, of complications following heart valve replacement surgery, surrounded by her family and her husband of 35 years, Johnny Cash (who himself would die less than 4 months later on September 12, 2003). Both are buried in Hendersonville Memory Gardens near their home in Hendersonville, Tennessee.

Valerie June Carter Cash (June 23, 1929 – May 15, 2003) was a singer, songwriter, actress, comedian and author who was a member of the Carter Family and the second wife of singer Johnny Cash. She played the guitar, banjo, harmonica, and autoharp and acted in several films and television shows.