Contact Us

Loretta Lynn’s Oldest Daughter Passes Away

Loretta Lynn
Rick Diamond, Getty Images

The eldest daughter of country legend Loretta Lynn has passed away. Betty Sue Lynn died at her home in Waverly, Tenn. on Monday (July 29). She was 64.

Loretta Lynn married her husband, Oliver, when she was just 15 years old. The couple had six children. They lost their oldest son, Jack Benny Lynn, in 1984 at the age of 34.

According to Nashville’s News Channel 5, complications from emphysema caused Betty Sue Lynn’s death. She is survived by her sister, Clara Marie; brother, Ernest Ray; twin sisters, Peggy and Patsy; daughters Lynn Markworth and Audrey Dyer, and five grandchildren.

A statement from Loretta Lynn’s publicist says, “Loretta and her family thank friends and fans for their thoughts and prayers during this time of great loss.”

No funeral plans have been announced.

Recommended For You

Around the Web

Best of The Boot

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://theboot.com using your original account information.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Register on The Boot quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a member? Sign up here

Register on The Boot quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!