Former Music Industry Publicist Jolene Mercer Passes
June 2, 2011 at 6:48 AM (PT)
Condolences to the family and friends of former music industry publicist JOLENE MERCER DAKIL, who passed away SATURDAY, MAY 28th after an extended illness with liver disease. DAKIL was born in FORT WORTH, TX and became involved in the Country music industry after marrying TEXAS musician FLOYD DAKIL.
JOLENE had worked with multiple artists throughout her career including, GARTH BROOKS, CHRIS LEDOUX, NEAL McCOY, ASLEEP AT THE WHEEL, CHARLIE PRIDE, RICKY LYNN GREGG, BRADY SEALS, LITTLE TEXAS, DELBERT McCLINTON and many others. She was also a co-founder of COUNTRY MUSIC FAN JAM, which was held in DALLAS, TX in 1990 and 1991.
A celebration of DAKIL’s life will be held in FORT WORTH, TX at the GREENWOOD FUNERAL HOME, along with a service in NASHVILLE, TN. The time and date of these events will be announced on the JOLENE MERCER DAKIL FACEBOOK page.