NASHVILLE, Tenn.- Kitty Wells, famed female country singer, has died in Nashville at the age of 92.
According to family members, Kitty, born Ellen Muriel Deason, died at her home on Monday morning.
Wells was best known for her 1952 hit song "It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels", making her the first female country singer to top the U.S country charts. Wells married her husband, Johnny Wright at the age of 18 in 1937. Wright also a country music legend in his own right, took his wife on the road with him. The couple spent over 60 years together in the country music industry. Well's husband also gave her the nickname "Kitty Wells" after a song called "Sweet Kitty Wells".
Wells leaves behind a daughter and son, and was preceded in death by her first daughter and her husband.
Funeral arraignments have not been announced.