June 5, 1993: Conway Twitty Dies at 59

Conway Tiwtty is being honored by the Arkansas town where he grew up.

The mayor of Helena-West Helena, Arkansas, Jay Hollowell, proclaimed Friday, June 1 as Conway Twitty Day in the city. Gov. Asa Hutchinson has made a proclamation for June 5, the 25th anniversary of Twitty’s death.

The unveiling of a historical marker commemorating Twitty’s life and career occured last week at Courthouse Square Park in downtown Helena-West Helena.

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