Loretta Lynn’s Eldest Daughter Passes Away

Filed under: Eric Scott |

7/31/2013 Marquette, Michigan — The eldest daughter of country legend Loretta Lynn has passed away. Betty Sue

Country's Loretta Lynn *Photo Courtesy USMagazine.com*

Country’s Loretta Lynn *Photo Courtesy USMagazine.com*

Lynn died at her home in Waverly, Tenn. on Monday (July 29th). She was 64.

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.

-Eric Scott

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