Byrd Loses Grandmother

Tracy Byrd ’s grandmother, Mavis Vaughn, died Saturday (July 7) in Texas of heart failure. She was 77. Byrd dedicated his new album to “NaNa,” as he called her. “She taught me the love of hunting and fishing and gave me many great memories,” the singer writes in the liner notes to Ten Rounds, which comes out July 24. 07/11/01