Norah Lee Allen Death Notice: Longtime Opry Vocalist, and Wife Of The Oak Ridge Boys Died At 76 – Cause Of Death

Norah Lee Allen Obituary, Death – Norah Lee Allen, who had been a vocalist in the Grand Ole Opry band for a considerable amount of time and was also the wife of Duane Allen, the lead singer of The Oak Ridge Boys, has passed away. She was also a member of the band.  The company that represents The Oak Ridge Boys issued a statement on March 31 stating that Norah Lee, who had been battling a long illness, passed away on Easter Sunday. The statement was released by the group. She was 76 years old at that point in time. Immediately after the passing of Norah Lee on Sunday, Duane Allen communicated the following message to his close friends and members of his family:

This morning, my wife of 54 years and 8 months took her last breath of air on planet Earth.

Norah Lee went to be with Jesus at 7:28 am, Easter morning. She had not been feeling well for some time. Her family all spent the night with her last night at Vanderbilt Hospital. We took time singing with and to her, telling her stories, and loving her every second that God let us share her here on Earth.

Jamie, Dee, and I would like to thank you all for your love and prayers. We have been at her bedside for over nine weeks.

We would like to thank Donna, Ashley, Ginger, GiGi, and Mindy for helping stay some nights with her.

We would like to thank the doctors, nurses, medical workers, and specialty staff who did everything they could to help Norah Lee.

The GRAMMY Award-winning band later shared a heartfelt message on social media.

“All of OAK RIDGE BOYS nation mourns the loss of Norah Lee Allen. We have lost the matriarch of our family. The sweetest soul that any of us have ever known. Please keep ACE and the family in your prayers… UNTIL THE PROMISED DAY …,” they collectively wrote.

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