Skeeter Davis
1931 - 2004

She was born Mary Frances Penick in Dry Ridge, Kentucky, and began performing early with singer Betty Jack Davis, calling themselves The 
Davis Sisters. 

Skeeter began a solo career after Betty  was killed in a car wreck in 1953. Her biggest hits included "I Forgot More Than You'll Ever Know," "The End of the World," and "Gonna Get Along Without You Now." 

A member of the Grand Ole Opry since 1959, she became considered a Classic act in this country, but remained a top billing concert attraction overseas and packed the auditoriums in Korea, Africa, Indonesia and Thailand, well into the 1990's. . .

 She had battled breast cancer since 1988 and was 73 she died in Nashville.


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