Loretta Lynn, Country Music Superstar, Dies at 90
The family of Loretta Lynn announced in a statement the the Country Music Hall of Fame singer passed away at the age of 90.
“Our precious mom, Loretta Lynn, passed away peacefully this morning, October 4th, in her sleep at home in her beloved ranch in Hurricane Mills,” wrote the family.
Very sad news this morning … LORETTA LYNN has gone home … Great Britain lost their Queen … now we have lost ours … Rest easy ma’am. You were loved all … 😢 #RIPLorretta pic.twitter.com/eUlgqVhNjF
— The Oak Ridge Boys (@oakridgeboys) October 4, 2022
Loretta Lynn amassed a numerous string of hits from the late 60’s through the 80’s, including the number-one signature song “Coal Miner’s Daughter.” Lynn was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1983, the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1988, as well as the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2008.
She was an inspiration.
R.I.P. Loretta Lynn ❤️ pic.twitter.com/VqwmkcOAqy
— Carole King (@Carole_King) October 4, 2022