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McCready funeral set for next Tuesday

** FILE ** This Aug. 22, 2006 file photo shows country singer Mindy McCready in Franklin, Tenn. (AP Photo/John Russell, File) Photo: Image by AP

McCready funeral set for next Tuesday

By FOX 4 Staff. CREATED Feb 22, 2013

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - The family of Mindy McCready confirmed to FOX 4 News that a public funeral will be held next week for the late country music star in East Fort Myers.

The public funeral will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday February 26 at the Crossroads Baptist Church located at 10721 Palm Beach Boulevard.

The public funeral is being arranged by Hodges-Farley Funeral Home which plans to make a formal announcement about the funeral on Sunday.

McCready, a Fort Myers native, committed suicide Sunday at her home in Heber Springs, Arkansas. 

She became a country music star in 1996 with her hit album, "Ten Thousand Angels."