Ralph Stanley’s Granddaughter Delivered Following Car Wreck

Kristi Stanley, wife of bluegrass singer Ralph Stanley II and daughter-in-law of Grand Ole Opry star Ralph Stanley, has given birth to a daughter following a car accident Friday, June 15, near her home in southwestern Virginia. Taylor Brooks Stanley was delivered in good health by C-section Sunday, June 17. Mrs. Stanley suffered a broken femur in the head-on collision and is expected to recover fully. She is one of the performers featured on Ralph Stanley’s forthcoming album, Clinch Mountain Sweethearts, and can be heard on the track “I’ll Never Grow Tired Of You.” 06/21/01