Reba & Narvel: The Way They Were

From one of country's strongest to the latest country split, look back on the couple's 26-year marriage

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Months before her wedding to Blackstock's son, Kelly Clarkson happily hangs with her in-laws-to-be at the 2013 ACM Awards. "I have the coolest mother-in-law," Clarkson tells PEOPLE two years later. McEntire echoes the sentiment: "Kelly and I have been buddies since 2002, and she's a great, great person, and I just love her to pieces."