Hank Williams Jr’s wife dies of collapsed lung after liposuction

Mary Jane Thomas, wife of country music artist Hank Williams Jr., died of a collapsed lung just a day after plastic surgery.

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The cause of death of Hank Williams Jr’s wife revealed

A Florida coroner has confirmed the death of Hank Williams Jr.’s wife, Mary Jane Thomas, from a collapsed lung after plastic surgery.

The Palm Beach County medical examiner listed Mary’s death as an accident. They also revealed that she died after sustaining fatal injuries during a plastic surgery procedure.

Examiner reported that the 58-year-old former model in Hawaii had liposuction on her back, arms, and stomach on March 21. They also shared that Mary had her breast removed.

Regardless, the next day a plastic surgeon found her unresponsive in her hotel room at Jupiter Beach Resort & Spa.

Dr. Harold Pavitis, who performed the plastic surgery, claimed that Mary was responsive and was sitting upright on her bed when he went for a follow-up meeting with her.

However, Mary was immediately taken to a local hospital nearby. She traveled from Nashville to Jupiter, Florida for plastic surgery.

Furthermore, Maryam was pronounced dead about an hour after she lost consciousness.

Hank Williams Jr. and Mary Jane Thomas’ relationship

Hank Williams Jr. and Mary Jane Thomas first met at one of his concerts in 1985. Five years later, they tied the knot in 1990.

The couple were the parents of two children, a daughter, Katherine Williams Dunning, and a son, Samuel Williams.

Hank and Mary went through a rough patch in 2007 when they broke up. However, they found their way back and rekindled their relationship in 2011.

Mary is the third wife of a country music star. He first married Gwen Yergin in 1971 but filed for divorce in 1977. They have one son named Hank Williams III.

Hank then went on to marry Becky White in 1977. However, they confirmed their separation in 1983. The former couple had two daughters, Holly and Hillary Williams. Both are pursuing a career in the music industry.

Hank and Mary were also grandparents to their late daughter, children Katie, Beau Weston Dunnings and Audrey Jane Dunning, and a son Sam named Tennyson.

Katie died in a car accident in Tennessee in 2020 after losing control of the SUV she was driving.

In a YouTube video after her sister’s death, Sam said, “My broken heart has worked to quit since my dear Katie left home. I do not deserve this. This is a scary move but I don’t see what to do here.


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