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Grace Kelley, the 26-year-old granddaughter of country music icon Naomi Judd, will not be able to attend her grandmother’s funeral due to her current imprisonment, Your Content has learned.
Kelley, who has been serving an eight-year prison sentence for charges related to methamphetamine, made the decision to remain behind bars and forego the memorial service.
Kelley, daughter of Waynonna Judd, has been incarcerated since 2016 when she was arrested at the young age of 20. Her charges include cooking, distributing, dealing, and possessing meth. Despite the opportunity to petition the Nashville prison warden for temporary release, Kelley chose not to pursue attending the funeral.
While the absence of Kelley at the funeral is undoubtedly a difficult situation for the family, her commitment to serving her sentence highlights her willingness to accept responsibility for her actions. The Judd family mourns the loss of the country music legend, Naomi Judd, while also grappling with the absence of their incarcerated loved one during this time of remembrance, according to The Sun.