She said, “I knew something wasn’t right in terms of her being off a little bit, a bit nervous. I think it’s because she hadn’t sung in a long time. And I think when our parents get older, their world gets smaller, and she was late (that night), and she is never late. I think she was nervous.”
And: Wynonna revealed that she was thrown off by the wig her mother was wearing, that night. She said, “The first thought in my head was, ‘No, I don’t want to hug her or comfort her. I want to pull her wig off,’ because that was the dynamics of our relationship. It was tough and tender.”
Naomi died of a self-inflicted gun shot wound, on April 30, 2022 at her Nashville area home. This was after a lengthy battle with depression.
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