Syracuse (WSYR-TV) – Country legend George Jones died at a Nashville hospital on Friday at the age of 81.
Multiple news agencies, including CNN
, reported his death before noon.
Jones – alternately known as The Possum and No Show Jones – had been hospitalized since April 18 with irregular blood pressure and a fever.
His most notable songs include "She Thinks I Still Care," "The Grand Tour" and "He Stopped Loving Her Today."
For a complete report on Jones’ death, visit cnn.com