COUNTRY singer Loretta Lynn, known for producing iconic hits and singing about her life in Appalachia, has died at the age of 90.
Her death was confirmed by her family on Tuesday October 4, 2022.
Who was Loretta Lynn and how old was she?
Loretta Lynn was an American country music singer and songwriter.
She is best known for her songs You Ain’t Woman Enough (To Take My Man) and Don’t Come Home A-Drinkin’ (With Lovin’ on Your Mind).
She was the most awarded female country artist.
Her family announced in a statement that she passed away at her home in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee, at the age of 90.
How did her husband Oliver Lynn die?
Lynn’s husband Oliver died five days before his 70th birthday in August 1996.
His death was attributed to diabetes-related complications and heart disease.
Lynn and Oliver were married for almost 50 years.
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How many children does she have?
Lynn and Oliver had six children together, including two who have died.
Betty Sue Lynn died of emphysema near her mother’s ranch in 2013 at the age of 64.
Jack Benny Lynn died in July 1984 at the age of 35 trying to cross the Duck River on the family’s ranch in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee.
Her other children are Clara Marie “Cissie” (68), Ernest Ray “Ernie” (69) and twins Peggy Jean and Patsy Eileen Lynn (56).
What are some of their biggest hits?
Her biggest hits included Coal Miner’s Daughter, The Pill, Rated X and You’re Looking at Country.
Her life was made into a movie, Coal Miner’s Daughter. The film is based on her book. Actress Sissy Spacek played Lynn in the film.
Spacek won the Oscar for her performance.
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