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More Sorrow for Carter-Cash Families

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The 45-year-old daughter of June Carter Cash and stepdaughter of Johnny Cash was found dead Friday – it’s been a very tough year:

    Officials said Saturday that carbon monoxide from six propane or kerosene heaters on the bus may have killed the two and that an autopsy was planned. The bodies were found Friday afternoon.

    Ted Denny, spokesman for the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department, said Saturday that the deaths were “suspicious.” He said emergency medical workers found drug paraphernalia, including needles and pipes, on the bus near the bodies.

    Investigators identified the victims as Rosey Nix Adams, who also was the 45-year-old stepdaughter of late singing legend Johnny Cash; and Jimmy Campbell, 40, a bluegrass fiddle player who performed and recorded in Nashville for more than a decade.

    ….Rosey Nix Adams, also known as Rosey Carter Adams, was the daughter of June Carter Cash and her second husband Richard “Rip” Nix. She was a songwriter and had pursued a performing career.

    Campbell was a member of The Sidemen, a band of Nashville session players, and had toured and recorded as leader of his own band. [AP]

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  • Natalie Davis

    I am at a loss. Wow, Johnny and June’s kin have had one helluva year. Many prayers to the Carter-Cash and Campbell families.