Country great CHET ATKINS' wife LEONA has died at her home in Nashville, Tennessee.
Born Leona Johnson, the singer was a regular radio performer in the 1940s when she met the guitar legend and married him in 1946.
Her husband died in 2001. Atkins passed away on Wednesday (21Oct09), aged 85.
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The actress will no doubt be returning for the long-running FX series.
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