Hank Williams Jr’s wife, Mary Jane Thomas, has died


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Mary Jane Thomas, wife of country music star Hank Williams Jr., has died, Fox News Digital has confirmed.

Thomas was transported from Jupiter Beach Resort & Spa in Jupiter, Fla., to a local hospital around 5 p.m. local time on Tuesday, where she was pronounced dead, a spokesperson for the area police department told Fox News Digital. Reports of his death differ as to Thomas’s age. She was in her late 50s or early 60s.

Williams, 72, and Thomas had been married for about 30 years. After meeting in 1985 at one of Williams’ shows in Washington State, the couple married in 1990.

Thomas and the former Monday Night Football ‘All My Rowdy Friends’ crooner have raised two children – daughter Katie Williams-Dunning and son Samuel Williams.

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Country music star Hank Williams Jr.’s wife, Mary Jane Thomas, has died, Fox News Digital has confirmed.
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Williams-Dunning died in 2020 in a car accident in Tennessee. Her husband, Tyler Dunning, was in the vehicle and survived with serious injuries.

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Last month, Samuel Williams claimed in a video that his father and half-sister, Holly Williams, placed him in guardianship days after Williams-Dunning died in August 2020, from which he wanted out.

Williams and Thomas shared a marriage that lasted about 30 years.  After meeting in 1985 at one of Williams' shows in Washington State, the couple married in 1990.

Williams and Thomas shared a marriage that lasted about 30 years. After meeting in 1985 at one of Williams’ shows in Washington State, the couple married in 1990.
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Mary Jane, who appeared alongside Williams Jr. when he was recently inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame, is survived by the singer, their son and three grandchildren, TMZ reports.

According to the outlet, the family has requested confidentiality at this time.

2020 inductee Sam Williams and Hank Williams Jr. attend the 2021 Medal Ceremony celebrating the induction of the Class of 2020 into the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum on Nov. 21, 2021, in Nashville.

2020 inductee Sam Williams and Hank Williams Jr. attend the 2021 Medal Ceremony celebrating the induction of the Class of 2020 into the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum on Nov. 21, 2021, in Nashville.
(Jason Kempin/Getty Images for the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum)

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Representatives for Williams Jr. did not immediately respond to Fox News’ request for comment.

Fox News’ Melissa Roberto contributed to this report.


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