The Nashville Banner headline the day after the crash.
ABOVE: Patsy Cline was killed 50 years ago Tuesday in a plane crash in Tennessee.
LEFT: The others who died with Cline were (from left) stars Hawkshaw Hawkins and Cowboy Copas, and pilot Randy Hughes.
RIGHT: The Patsy Cline Historic House at 608 S. Kent St., closed for the season, will open Tuesday through March 9 for tours in commemoration of Cline’s death. (Photo by Scott Mason/The Winchester Star)
BOTTOMLEFT: Cline stands on the sideboard of an old car in a photo taken in 1934. The future legend was called Virginia, or “Ginny,” as a child.
BOTTOMRIGHT: Cline as a young woman before her career flourished. She is standing on the front porch of her Winchester house around 1957.
The Winchester native expressed her feelings to family and friends, telling them how to take care of her children...