Visitation And Memorial Planned For Jo Walker-Meador

Jo Walker-Meador served as CMA Executive Director for nearly 30 years. Photo: CMA

The family of CMA’s longest-serving Executive Director, Jo Walker-Meador, will receive friends during a visitation and separate memorial service in Nashville.

The visitation will take place Tuesday, Aug. 22 from 4-7 p.m. at Woodlawn-Roesch-Patton Funeral Home & Memorial Park (660 Thompson Lane, Nashville, 37204).

Following a private burial on Wednesday, Aug. 23, an 11 a.m. memorial service will be held at Christ Presbyterian Church (2323 Old Hickory Blvd., Nashville, 37215).

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made to the Sarah Cannon Fund at PearlPoint Cancer Support.

The late Walker-Meador, who was respected throughout and beyond Nashville as a pioneer for the advancement of country music around the world, died Tuesday following a stroke at the age of 93. Read MusicRow‘s LifeNotes from Robert K. Oermann here.


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