Celebration Of Life Planned For Joni Foraker
March 12, 2007 at 7:16 AM (PT)
As ALL ACCESS reported on FRIDAY (NET NEWS 3/9), the NASHVILLE music industry lost a good friend, as JONI FORAKER passed away after a long, courageous battle with cancer. She was 48. JONI became Dir./Tour Operations for BORMAN ENTERTAINMENT in 1992 and rose to VP in 1994. She helped direct the careers of Country artists such as FAITH HILL, TRACE ADKINS, MARY CHAPIN CARPENTER, JIMMY WAYNE, DWIGHT YOAKAM, LONESTAR and others. She was very involved in the community, serving on the ST. JUDE COUNTRY CARES ADVISORY BOARD, and was an alumnus of LEADERSHIP MUSIC.
JONI is survived by her husband of 20 years, BRIAN; her 9-year old son, JACKSON; and parents JACK and GERRY COSNEY.
JONI FORAKER: A Celebration Of Life will take place on THURSDAY, MARCH 15 at 6p at the CANNERY ROW BALLROOM, One Cannery Row in NASHVILLE. For more info, call (615) 251-3020. Also, in lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the JACKSON FORAKER FUND, c/o BUMSTEAD, McCREADY & McCARTHY, P.O Box 331549, NASHVILLE, TN 37203 or to ST. JUDE CHILDREN's HOSPITAL in her name and can be sent to 1305 16th Avenue South, NASHVILLE, TN 37212.