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Reba Nell McEntire

Birthplace: McAlester, Pittsburg County, OK, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Private and Private
Ex-wife of Charlie Walter Battles and Private
Mother of Shelby Blackstock
Sister of Private; Private and Private

Occupation: singer, songwriter and actress
Managed by: Charles Leufroy Powell
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About Reba McEntire

Reba McEntire was born in McAlester, Oklahoma on March 28, 1955 to Clark Vincent McEntire and Jacqueline Smith (a sharecropper's daughter). She grew up near Chockie, Oklahoma, learning to ride in rodeos, sing, and play music. McEntire was raised on the 7,000-acre family ranch, traveling with her parents and siblings to the rodeos at which her father competed. Clark McEntire was named World Champion Steer Roper three times, in 1957, 1958, and 1961. (McEntire's grandfather, John McEntire, had won the same title in 1934.) McEntire's mother had aspired to a career in music but never pursued it.[5]

She soon formed a singing group with her brother and sister, known as The Singing McEntires. Her sister, Susie Luchsinger, has a successful career in Christian music and co-hosts "Cowboy Church," a Christian show on RFD-TV, while her brother, Pake McEntire, had success as a country music artist in the 1980s. The trio had a local hit with "The Ballad of John McEntire," a tribute to their grandfather, that was aired by local disc jockey Glen Steele in 1971. Older sister Alice was not involved in the group. McEntire also followed in the family rodeo tradition, becoming a barrel racer, the only event open to women

Reba McEntire was born on March 28, 1955 in McAlister, Ok, however she was raised in Chockie, Ok (population 18). She was born to Clark Vincent McEntire and Jacqueline McEntire, her parents did not have the most money, because of her dad being a cowboy, and her mom being a teacher at their elementary school. http://reba11.bmp However unlike other familys they did not have too much spending time together. Her mother raised two other girls than Reba and a boy. Their names were Alice(the oldest), Pake (next to oldest), Reba , and Susie (youngest). Reba has been married two times and now she has 3-step children and a son by her second huband. And is still married to her second husband Narvel Blackstock. http://reba12.gif Her son's name is Shelby Blackstock McEntire and is now 13 years old.

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Reba McEntire's Timeline

March 28, 1955
McAlester, Pittsburg County, OK, United States
February 23, 1990