Loretta Lynn Suffers Stroke

Loretta Lynn Suffers Stroke

May 8, 2017

Country music legend, Loretta Lynn suffered a stroke and is recuperating in a Nashville-area hospital.  The 85-year-old icon, known worldwide as the "Coal Miner's Daughter," had the stroke at her home in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee on Thursday night (May 4).

The following is the official statement on the singer's website.

American country music legend Loretta Lynn was admitted into a hospital in Nashville Thursday night after she suffered a stroke at her home in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee.

She is currently under medical care and is responsive and expected to make a full recovery.

Loretta, who just celebrated her 85th birthday, has been advised by her doctors to stay off the road while she is recuperating. Regrettably, upcoming scheduled shows will be postponed.

Lynn had been scheduled to perform multiple shows in May and fans are encouraged to check her website for more information.

Her sister, Crystal Gayle also issued a statement via social media and other stars tweeted their love and support.

  • NEWSMore>>

  • Secretary Perdue Speaks to the Heartland

    Secretary Perdue Speaks to the Heartland

    Friday, February 15 2019 11:52 AM EST2019-02-15 16:52:36 GMT

    Appearing LIVE, the Ag Secretary took calls from viewers and addressed matters that are top-of-mind for the farmers, ranchers and residents all across rural America.

    Appearing LIVE, the Ag Secretary took calls from viewers and addressed matters that are top-of-mind for the farmers, ranchers and residents all across rural America.

  • AARP Live Minute Looks at Romance Scams

    AARP Live Minute Looks at Romance Scams

    Thursday, February 14 2019 4:29 PM EST2019-02-14 21:29:13 GMT

    February 14, 2019 AARP works to connect Americans from the big city to rural America. The organization has partnered with RFD-TV to present AARP Live Minutes each Thursday as part of their dedication to enhancing the quality of life for all as we age. In this AARP Live Minute: AARP looks at romance scams and the five warning signs you may be being scammed. 

    February 14, 2019 AARP works to connect Americans from the big city to rural America. The organization has partnered with RFD-TV to present AARP Live Minutes each Thursday as part of their dedication to enhancing the quality of life for all as we age. In this AARP Live Minute: AARP looks at romance scams and the five warning signs you may be being scammed. 

  • Farm Bill Still Facing Hurdles to Implementation

    Farm Bill Still Facing Hurdles to Implementation

    Thursday, February 14 2019 2:41 PM EST2019-02-14 19:41:09 GMT

    As lawmakers race to keep the government open, experts predict the challenges of implementing a Farm Bill will go beyond the looming possible government shutdown.

    As lawmakers race to keep the government open, experts predict the challenges of implementing a Farm Bill will go beyond the looming possible government shutdown.

Powered by Frankly
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2019 Frankly and RFDTV. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service , and Ad Choices .