Naomi Judd wrote in her seemingly chilling suicide note that she didn’t want her “mentally ill” daughter Wynonna Judd to attend her funeral.
Radar Online received a photo of the message, written on a yellow Post-it note, from the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office in Tennessee on Tuesday.
“Don’t let Wy come to my funeral,” the note read. “She’s mentally ill.”
The word “not” was underlined, indicating how strongly Naomi was reportedly convinced about excluding Wynonna from her services.
A source close to Wynonna told the outlet that she was “devastated” by her mother’s last words.
“Wy knows better than anyone the mental struggles Naomi has been going through, but it just crushes her to think that her mother’s dying thoughts were so vicious,” said a friend.
Naomi Judd told daughter Wynonna to skip her funeral in her apparent suicide note. Williamson County Sheriff’s Officer
The Judd family declined to comment on the apparent suicide note when reached by Page Six.
The country music icon died in April 2022 at the age of 76 from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. She struggled with her mental health for several years.
In August, an autopsy report from the Nashville coroner revealed that Naomi was found “unresponsive by her family” and pronounced dead shortly after she was admitted to a nearby hospital.
Naomi reportedly called Wynonna “insane.” WireImage,
Wynonna, who performed with Naomi in her country music duo The Judds, spoke in May about the heartbreak of losing her mother.
“I know the pain, mom on 4/30 Losing to suicide is so great that I often feel like I’ll never be able to accept and surrender to the truth that she left the way she did. The Judds story can’t end like this,” she wrote on Instagram at the time.
Wynonna, 58, added that she needs to work on herself to avoid the mental health and addiction battles that have plagued her family.
Naomi left Wynonna (right) and Ashley Judd (left) out of her will. Ron Galella Collection via Getty
“I really know that I can’t handle this grieving process on my own and that it’s okay to seek help. I will keep fighting for my faith, for my SELF, for my family, and I WILL keep showing up and singing,” she wrote.
Wynonna paid tribute to her mother at the 2022 CMA Awards in November, telling the audience, “These last six months have been a time of sadness and a time of gratitude.”
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But rumors of a family feud swirled when Wynonna and her sister Ashley Judd were left out of their mother’s will.
Wynonna denied claims she fought with Ashley, 54, in October.
“While I was at Ashley’s house, someone said to me, ‘Hey, did you know they say that about you?’ I said, “Huh? I argue with Ashley? Oh. Again?'” she told People.
Naomi and Wynonna formed the award-winning country duo The Judds. Getty Images
“Fight for what? I have such a great life. Ashley has a great life. Why should we fight about the will?”
Wynonna even went so far as to say that her mother’s death only brought her closer to her sister.
Court documents previously obtained by Page Six showed that Naomi had appointed her husband Larry Strickland as executor of her estate five years before her death.
After Strickland’s death, Wynonna said that she and Ashley would “divide” the estate and that she had no intention of contesting the will.
If you or someone you know is affected by any of the issues addressed in this story, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-TALK (8255) or text the Crisis Text Line at 741741.