Jean Shepard Death Cause and Date

Jean Shepard's Death

Born (Birthday) November 21, 1933

Death Date September 25, 2016

Age of Death 82 years

Cause of Death Parkinson's Disease

Profession Country Singer

The country singer Jean Shepard died at the age of 82. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Country singer who released seventy-three hit singles during her long, storied career.

She was married to fellow country singer Hawkshaw Hawkins for three years before he died in a 1963 plane crash with Patsy Cline and Cowboy Copas. Together Shepard and Hawkins had two sons, the second with whom she was pregnant at the time of the crash. She later married Benny Birchfield.