Oklahoma singer-songwriter Jake Flint died in his sleep hours after his wedding and now his new bride is left shattered and broken-hearted. 

The 37-year-old musician died on Saturday night. The cause of death has not yet been determined. 

Flint and Brenda were exchanging wedding vows at a remote homestead between Claremore and Owasso near Tulsa on Saturday night.

But hours later the groom tragically died in his sleep, The Oklahoman reported.  

On Tuesday, the heartsick bride wrote: ‘We should be going through wedding photos but instead I have to pick out clothes to bury my husband in. People aren’t meant to feel this much pain,’ Brenda said. 

‘My heart is gone and I just really need him to come back. I can’t take much more. I need him here.’

Jake Flint, 37, and his love Brenda (pictured) were married at a remote homestead between Claremore and Owasso near Tulsa on Saturday night

The shock and grief were apparent in the Oklahoma music community Monday as word spread of Flint's sudden and untimely death

The shock and grief were apparent in the Oklahoma music community Monday as word spread of Flint’s sudden and untimely death

On Tuesday, the heartsick bride wrote: 'We should be going through wedding photos but instead I have to pick out clothes to bury my husband in. People aren't meant to feel this much pain,' Brenda said. 'My heart is gone and I just really need him to come back. I can't take much more. I need him here'

On Tuesday, the heartsick bride wrote: ‘We should be going through wedding photos but instead I have to pick out clothes to bury my husband in. People aren’t meant to feel this much pain,’ Brenda said. ‘My heart is gone and I just really need him to come back. I can’t take much more. I need him here’

On Tuesday, the heartsick bride wrote: ‘We should be going through wedding photos but instead I have to pick out clothes to bury my husband in. People aren’t meant to feel this much pain,’ Brenda said. 

‘My heart is gone and I just really need him to come back. I can’t take much more. I need him here.’

 The shock and grief were apparent in the Oklahoma music community Monday as word spread of his sudden and untimely death.

Flint’s longtime publicist Clif Doyal, confirmed the news of the singer’s death, the news outlet reported.        

‘He was not only a client, he was a dear friend and just a super nice guy. As you can see from the outpouring on social media, he was loved by everybody. I think a lot of it was just that he was a people person, and he had an amazing sense of humor. He made everybody laugh, and he made everybody feel welcome,’ Doyal said.

‘He was an ambassador for Oklahoma Red Dirt music.’ 

Flint’s manager, Brenda Cline, announced his passing in a social media post.

 ‘With a broken heart and in deep grief I must announce that Jake Flint has tragically passed away,’ Cline wrote. ‘I’ve tried several times today to make a post, but you can’t comment on what you can’t process.’ 

The couple kissing during their wedding that took place on Saturday night in Oklahoma

The couple kissing during their wedding that took place on Saturday night in Oklahoma 

Flint's manager Brenda Cline was overcome with grief and shock as she delivered the heartbreaking news Sunday night in a social media post

Flint’s manager Brenda Cline was overcome with grief and shock as she delivered the heartbreaking news Sunday night in a social media post 

Though it rained on their wedding day, the weather did not dampen the couple’s spirits who said their ‘I do’s,’ in front of all their friends and family.

Mike Hosty, a one-man band from Norman who played at the wedding told The Oklahoman. ”It was rainy, but he’d rented a 40-by-60 circus tent. … They put up a bunch of carpets over the mud and then got two pieces of three-and-a-quarter-inch plywood and set it on the ground — and that was my stage. Jake goes, ‘Is that gonna be all right for you?’ And I go, ‘Jake, that’s perfect.’ A piece of plywood or a flatbed trailer is where I shine.’ 

He said: ‘I still have the mud in my old van … but it was just a fun wedding. And it’s just a tragedy what happened.’

Flint a Red Dirt singer/songwriter was from the rural Mounds, Oklahoma.

Born in 1985, Flint was raised in the oilfield boom town of Holdenville in South Eastern Oklahoma, the son of a wildcat oilman and a hard-working mother of two.

According to his bio, he was transplanted to Tulsa, Oklahoma where Jake says he was always the ‘outcast country kid in the city.’

Jake’s father was a music lover and raised him on John Denver, James Taylor and Dire Straits along with various Texas singer/songwriters such as Guy Clark, Townes Van Zandt, Steve Earle, John Prine and others. 

Because of his shortcomings at fitting in as a city kid, Jake tagged along with his older sister’s crowd and got a hefty dose of 90s grunge rock from Nirvana, Pearl Jam, and Foo Fighters. 

He was also exposed to Dave Matthews Band, John Mayer, Guster, David Grey or whatever else he heard coming from his sister’s room.



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