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Glen Campbell children fighting wife’s control of affairs

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    FILE--In this Nov. 9, 2011 file photo, Glen Campbell, right, and his wife Kim pose backstage at the 45th Annual CMA Awards in Nashville, Tenn. CampbellÕs career didnÕt end when he revealed he had AlzheimerÕs disease in 2011. He went on to record an album, play more than 150 concerts to promote it, star in a documentary about life with AlzheimerÕs and win awards for its leading song. Now 78 and in the late stages of the disease, CampbellÕs wife will attend the 87th annual Academy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, on his behalf. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, File)
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. >> Singer Glen Campbell’s two oldest children are attempting to wrest control of his medical and financial decisions from his wife, Kim Campbell.

Debby Campbell-Cloyd and Travis Campbell say Kim Campbell is keeping their father “secluded from the rest of the family” which has been “prohibited from participating in his care and/or treatment,” according to a petition filed in a Nashville court last month.

The petition asks a judge to appoint conservators and a guardian to protect Glen Campbell’s interest. It was filed under seal, but a copy was sent to The Associated Press.

The County Music Hall of Fame member is in the late stages of Alzheimer’s and living at a long-term care facility.

Kim Campbell referred questions to her attorney, who did not comment because of the seal.

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