Mindy McCready memorial service in the works for Nashville

Mindy McCready performs at the V-Day Presentation of Any One Of Us: Words From Prison at Alice Tully Hall - Lincoln Center on June 21, 2006, in New York. Getty

A memorial service dedicated to the late Mindy McCready is being planned for Nashville, the city in which she got her start in music.

Music artists are expected to come out for the service, according to a statement made by Music City News Media & Marketing. Although a date and time haven't been announced yet, the statement noted: "To complement formal family arrangements, preliminary plans are being made by Mindy's 'friends in music' to organize a memorial in Nashville in the coming days."

Authorities in Arkansas said the country singer died Sunday of a suspected self-inflicted gunshot to the head. She was 37 and the mother of two young sons. She and the dog were found next to each other on the porch of her home, the same porch where police found her boyfriend David Wilson a month ago. He also died of an apparent gunshot wound. It appears McCready killed Wilson's dog before turning the gun on herself on Sunday.

McCready is the fifth "Celebrity Rehab" cast member to die in the past two years.

McCready came to Nashville in 1994 at 19 years old in hopes of making it in the music business. She quickly landed a record deal with BNA Records, releasing her debut album, "Ten Thousand Angels," in 1996.

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