Dolly Parton with baby

Family

Learn about Dolly Parton's Family

Dolly Parton was born to parents Avie Lee Caroline and Robert Lee Parton Sr. Her parents have 12 kids:

  1. Willadeene Parton
  2. David Wilburn Parton
  3. Coy Denver Parton
  4. Dolly Rebecca Parton
  5. Robert Lee Parton
  6. Stella Mae Parton
  7. Cassie Nan Parton
  8. Randle Huston Parton
  9. Larry Gerald Parton
  10. Floyd Estel Parton
  11. Frieda Estelle Parton
  12. Rachel Ann Parton

Married Life

Dolly Parton married Carl Thomas Dean, in Ringgold, Georgia, on May 30th 1966. They have been married for 56 years as of 2022. Below is a rare photo of Carl Dean in public with Dolly. While he supports her in her career, he prefers to stay in the background and let Dolly have the limelight.

Dolly Parton with her husband Carl Dean