The youngest of the famous Mandrell sisters, Irlene joined the Hee Haw cast in 1984 and was one of the few left in the 1992 season. Irlene has been performing just about all her life. In addition to her musical talents she was a model and often performed on her sister Barbara's TV show. On Hee Haw, Irlene's most popular sketch was "The Operator."
Irlene is the mother of three children and is an avid outdoorswoman. (Is that a word?) She is the spokesperson for the National Wild Turkey Federation's Women in the Outdoors program and hosts a celebrity shoot annually.
Here are some links to Irlene and what she's doing now.
Tennessee's Wild Side
Irlene's Fan Page
Irlene Mandrell's Celebrity Shoot
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