Daughter of Country Singer Hank Williams Jr., Killed
Catherine Williams Dunning, daughter of country music star Hank Williams Jr. and granddaughter of country legend Williams, died this weekend at the age of 27. A Saturday night car accident that resulted in the 2007 Chevrolet Tahoe driving on a highway in Henry County, Tennessee. The Tennessee highway patrol confirmed his death. Tyler Donning survived after being flown to the hospital, but there is no information on his condition yet.
“I have no words. Friday morning, I spoke with the family to take this photo and I did not know that it would be the last with my precious little sister Katie,” wrote singer Hank Williams Jr. , the singer Holly Williams. “All we need is prayer. My father. My little brother. Katie’s husband (is awake and responsive. He does not yet know the extent of the injury). My niece and nephew. Mom for her. Donning family. We are all. ”
The Hank Williams Jr. Donning, nicknamed “Katie” by the family, drove the 2007 Chevrolet Tahoe and towed a boat around 7:45 p.m. On Interstate 79 near Paris, Tennessee, west of Lake Kentucky and approximately 110 miles to West of Nashville, when the intermediate vehicle crossed, capsized, it stopped on the shoulder, according to WKRN. She died on the scene.
Her husband Tyler Donning, 29, was in the car. He was flown to the Vanderbilt University center and was awake and responsive, according to an article posted on social media by Catherine’s sister, singer Hank Williams Jr., born in Coleman.
Dunning married October 15, 2015, and they have two children, Beau, 5, and Audrey, 2.
Williams Donning was the daughter of Hank Jr. with his third wife, Pot Thomas, according to CMT. They have been married since 1990. Hank Jr. has five children, including the previous marriages of Becky White and Gwen Yergin. Sam Williams, the youngest of five children, pursued a musical career. Unlike her brothers and sisters, Catherine never pursued a career as a singer.
Hank Jr., who lived in Alabama at times, followed his famous father into country and western celebrity, often performing his father’s songs, but he made his own way and is famous for his hit songs, including including “A Country Boy Can Survive” “Family Tradition” and “All My” Rowdy Friends Coming Over Tonight “, which became the main song for the opening NFL broadcast for Monday Football Night. Hank Jr. produced at the Oak Mountain Amphitheater in Pelham on October 25, 2018, as part of a farewell tour by Leander Skinnerd. He performed on June 14, 2019 at the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater.
reported by AL