‘Can only imagine how beautiful the heavens sound': Laura Bush, stars pay tribute at George Jones funeral [pics]

Country music stars and fans gathered in Nashville this morning for the funeral of Grand Ole Opry member, singer George Jones. They paid tribute to the country music legend, who died on Friday at the age of 81.

First Lady Laura Bush was in attendance as well and provided comfort to George Jones’ widow Nancy.

Twitter users are sharing photos and touching moments from the funeral.

Devoted fans line up to pay tribute to late country legend George Jones at his funeral at Nashville's Grand Ole Opry.

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Country stars spoke tenderly about the late George Jones and performed in his honor.

Randy Travis performed “Amazing Grace”:

Randy Travis singing Amazing Grace at the funeral of George Jones. #RememberingJones

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The Oak Ridge Boys:

Charlie Daniels:

Kid Rock:

Patty Loveless and Vince Gill:

First Lady Laura Bush spoke movingly and included this touching thought, written by her husband President George Bush to Nancy Jones: “We can only imagine how beautiful the heavens sound.”

Brad Paisley reminisced and offered up a stirring performance of “Me and Jesus”:

And Gov. Huckabee gave the eulogy. We suspect there were no dry eyes in the (Grand Ole Opry) House.

Amen. Rest in peace, George Jones. We’ll miss you, Possum.

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