Country music icon Hank Williams Jr. is in mourning — his longtime wife, Mary Jane Thomas, has died … TMZ has learned.A family member confirmed Mary Jane passed away Tuesday in Jupiter, Florida, and we’re told the early indication is it appears she suffered a complication — possibly a blood clot — following a medical procedure.A spokesperson for the Jupiter, FL PD tells us they got a medical call to the Jupiter Beach Resort & Spa around 5PM Tuesday … Mary Jane was transported to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead. At this time, her death does not appear to be suspicious.
Mary Jane, a former model for Hawaiian Tropic suntan lotion, has been married to Hank since 1990 — the couple met in 1985 at one of his concerts in Washington State. Her death is the latest heartbreak for Hank and his family.
He and Mary Jane had 2 children together — daughter Katie Williams-Dunning and son Samuel Williams. Katie died tragically in a 2020 car accident in Tennessee. Her husband, Tyler Dunning was also in the vehicle, but survived with critical injuries.TMZ broke the story … Sam claimed back in February his father and half-sister Holly had him under a conservatorship, which began in August 2020 — less than 2 months after Katie’s death.
While Hank’s known for big hits like “All My Rowdy Friends,” and is frequently in the spotlight — most recently for his Country Music Hall of Fame induction last November — Mary Jane’s known to be more private.She and Hank had separated in 2007, but eventually saved their marriage … fully reconciling in 2011 when they celebrated their 21st anniversary.We reached out to a Williams family member who told us they’d like privacy at this time.Mary Jane is survived by Hank, Sam, and 3 grandchildren.She was 58.RIP