Contact Us

Loretta Lynn Hospitalized Following Stroke

Loretta Lynn Wouldn't It Be Great
Rick Diamond, Getty Images

Loretta Lynn suffered a stroke on Thursday night (May 4) and is hospitalized. However, she is responsive and expected to make a full recovery.

Lynn’s official website reports that Lynn’s stroke occurred at her home in Hurricane Mills, Tenn.; her publicist confirmed the news to Billboard. Both sources report that the country icon was admitted to a Nashville hospital following the stroke.

Lynn, 85, is “currently under medical care and is responsive and expected to make a full recovery,” her website reports.

Country Stars Send Love to Loretta Lynn

Given her stroke, doctors have advised Lynn to stay off the road while recuperating, so all of her upcoming shows have been postponed.

Lynn’s concert calendar contained a number of tour dates from May until mid-November. Fans can check her website for updates on when shows will be rescheduled.

Lynn celebrated her 85th birthday on April 14. On Aug. 18, she will release a brand-new album, Wouldn’t It Be Great; the following week, on Aug. 25, an exhibit about Lynn will open at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.

Loretta Lynn Through the Years

NEXT: Top 10 Loretta Lynn Songs

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 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?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for The Boot quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!