Merle Haggard, the legendary country singer, and songwriter passed away on his 79th birthday after a series of health issues, including double pneumonia. He left behind his fifth wife, Theresa Ann Lane, whom he was married for a total of 23 years. Merle’s marriage to Theresa Ann was his longest.
The Country Music Hall of Fame member went through a series of rocky relationships before he found the perfect one in Theresa Ann Lane. In fact, Merle said marrying her was the best decision he made.
Let’s learn more about Merle Haggard’s wife.