Legend of country music On Tuesday, October 4th, Loretta Lynn passed away at the age of 90. It is said that the well-known singer had already arranged her funeral service.
At her Tennessee home, Loretta passed away. In a statement to CNN, her family said: “Our beautiful mother, Loretta Lynn, passed away quietly this morning, October 4, in her sleep at home on her cherished ranch in Hurricane Mills.
Over the course of her six-decade career, the singer created a number of top hits, including Coal Miner’s Daughter, One’s on the Way, and You Ain’t Woman Enough.
Many fans expressed their sorrow for the country music icon’s demise on Twitter.
When Loretta Lynn Was Still Alive, She Planned Her Funeral
According to a September 30th article from Radar Online, the country music icon was organizing her own funeral.
The singer was settling her estate prior to passing away, according to her pals at the time, who spoke with the source. According to reports, she planned to list one of her Nashville properties for sale.
One of the family’s friends told the source that Loretta “wants to transfer most of her physical belongings into cash so she doesn’t bother her kids and grandkids with having to sell items when she’s gone.”
According to the family acquaintance, the singer was organizing her burial as well.
According to reports, she wished for her ultimate resting place to be in the family cemetery in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee, close to her deceased husband Oliver Vanetta Lynn, and their deceased children Jack Benny and Betty Sue.
Loretta wanted her memorial ceremony to be conducted at Hurricane Mills, the family friend added.
There is space at the ranch for everyone who wants to go, according to her.
The Grammy winner allegedly also requested that her kids and grandkids sing at her funeral. She also wanted her close friend Dolly Parton to “help send her farewell in style,” a source informed the media site.
Loretta Was Laid to Rest on Friday, October 7th
On Friday, October 7th, Loretta was buried on the grounds of her property in Hurricane Mills, according to WKRN.com.
The Humphreys County Sheriff’s Department accompanied the country artist in a black SUV from Hurricane Mills to the Luff-Bowen Funeral Home in Waverly, Tennessee, according to a tweet from journalist Stephanie Langston on October 4.
Fans of Loretta are familiar with her struggle out of poverty and into fame.
The singer and her seven siblings allegedly resided in a one-room hut, according to OK Magazine. Financial difficulties prevented them from having running water or electricity.
The country singer made progress for herself in spite of her difficulties. Many people have been affected and inspired by her incredible journey throughout the years.
The Singer Had Six Kids
Oliver, the man Loretta married when she was 15 years old, and they had six children together.
By the time she was twenty, she had four children of her own.
The couple had six children together: twins Peggy Jean and Patsy Eileen, 70-year-old Clara Marie, Jack Benny, who died in 1984, and twins Betty Sue and Jack Benny, who died in 2013.