Country legend Loretta Lynn has passed away at the age of 90.
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According to a statement released by her family, the “Coal Miner’s Daughter” singer passed Tuesday, October 4 surrounded by family at her ranch in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee. Her rep has cited “natural causes” as the reason for her passing.
Lynn was a three-time GRAMMY winner and 18-time nominee across her more than six-decade music career. She also celebrated 11 #1 albums and 21 #1 singles with songs like, "You Ain't Woman Enough," "Don't Come Home A-Drinkin'," "One's on the Way," "Fist City," and "Coal Miner's Daughter.”
She was also inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1983 and Country Music Hall of Fame in 1988.
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Ms. Loretta’s health took a significant decline after she suffered a stroke and broke her hip in 2017, which forced her to stop touring after an impressive 57 years.
Just days before her passing, on September 25, Loretta celebrated her 60th anniversary of becoming a member of Country's prestigious Grand Ole Opry.
"Time flies when you're having fun!" she tweeted along with photos spanning her years as an Opry member. "60 years ago a dream came true when I became a member of the Opry. It's still the most magical place in the world and holds so many wonderful memories for me!"
Many of Lynn's fellow Opry members, Country artists and more flooded social media with tributes to the pioneer. See some of them below: