Family hopes Scotty McCreery will sing at 8-year-old's funeral


PITTSYLVANIA Co., Va. (WSET) -- An eight-year-old girl in Pittsylvania County, suffering from congestive heart failure, has passed away.

Tagan Jayde Edwards, who celebrated life by singing, had already had four open-heart surgeries by January.

Through Make-A-Wish she got to meet country star Scotty McCreery and the family are hoping now to reach out to his team to see if he would come sing at her funeral.

Tagan was remembered by her friends and family for her love of karaoke, especially at Kickback Jack's on Tuesday nights.

Funeral services will be on 2 p.m. Friday, April 27 at Ringgold Baptist Church.

Visitation will be Thursday, April 26 from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. at the same church.

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