Loretta Lynn’s daughters honor late mother’s legacy of faith: ‘Heaven must be the happiest place on earth’
Loretta Lynn’s daughters hold the country music legend’s memory close to their hearts after his devastating death.
In an interview on Tuesday, Peggy and Patsy Lynn opened up about how much faith really meant to their mother.
“No matter what faith…people have in their lives…my mom was a strong believer,” Patsy said during an appearance on “Today.”
“It gave us hope to see her again and that she knows she’s going to see us again.”
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The comments from Lynn’s daughters follow the release of her book ‘A Song and a Prayer: 30 Devotions Inspired by My Favorite Songs’.
The book is a collection of devotions combined with song lyrics that offer a unique form of worship, according to the book’s synopsis.
The “Coal Miner’s Daughter” singer wrote that “heaven has to be the happiest place on earth.”
Lynn’s other daughter, Peggy, added that their mother was an incredibly hard worker before her death.
“Mom was one of those people who…worked on a lot of different things,” Peggy pointed out.
“She was always writing songs and all sorts of things… she always had so many irons in the fire.”
Patsy recalled the Country Music Hall of Famer’s inspiring work ethic and how it shines through in his legendary work.
“Creativity is creativity…and no matter what, you never stop,” she remarked.
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Peggy and Patsy went on to explain how they have been coping with the death of their mother since her passing in October 2022.
“We’re fine. You kind of have to go through these emotions and this journey…” Peggy said.
To honor Lynn on Mother’s Day, Peggy and Patsy said they made their mother’s favorite dessert – homemade banana pudding – and spent time with loved ones.
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“When all else failed, that’s what we could feed him,” Peggy explained.
“We come from a big family…you surround yourself with your family on tough days, that’s what helps you through it,” Patsy continued.
Loretta Lynn was 90 when she died.
“Our precious mom, Loretta Lynn, passed away peacefully this morning, October 4, in her sleep at home on her beloved ranch in Hurricane Mills,” the family said in a statement shared with Fox News Digital at era.
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Throughout Lynn’s 60-year career, she won every music award known to musicians and was inducted into the County Music Hall of Fame in 1988.
Lynn married Oliver Lynn in 1948 when she was 15, court records show.
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She and her husband were married for almost 50 years before his death in 1996. They had six children: Betty, Jack, Ernest and Clara, then twins Patsy and Peggy. She had 17 grandchildren and four step-grandchildren.
Fox News Digital’s Lauryn Overhultz contributed to this report.