From 1 state fable to another, Dolly Parton paid her respects to the precocious Loretta Lynn.
The four-time Grammy victor — whose glittering vocation spanned six decades — died astatine property 90 connected Tuesday astatine her location successful Hurricane Mills, Tenn.
“So atrocious to perceive astir my sister, person Loretta,” Parton wrote successful a connection connected Twitter. “We’ve been similar sisters each the years we’ve been successful Nashville and she was a fantastic quality being, fantastic talent, had millions of fans and I’m 1 of them.
“I miss her dearly arsenic we each will. May she remainder successful peace.”
The brace person been adjacent pals for decades portion dominating the state euphony country respectively. Parton and Lynn, on with Tammy Wynette, released their Grammy-nominated deed “Silver Threads and Golden Needles” successful 1993.
In 2019, Parton posted a saccharine drawback of the brace connected Facebook, writing, “Friends forever.”
Lynn rushed to the comments section, writing, “Love you honey!”
The brace person exchanged respective saccharine messages connected societal media. Later that year, Lynn celebrated Parton’s 50th day arsenic a subordinate of the Grand Ole Opry in a tweet.
“Congrats to my beloved person Dolly Parton, for celebrating 50 years arsenic a subordinate of the Grand Ole Opry,” Lynn wrote alongside a pic of the pair. “She’s my upland sister. I emotion her euphony and I volition ever emotion her.”
Lynn — who was raised successful agrarian Kentucky — became a worldwide sensation with her 1971 way “Coal Miner’s Daughter.”
Her different hits included “You Ain’t Woman Enough,” “Don’t Come Home A-Drinkin’ (With Lovin’ connected Your Mind)” and “You’re Looking astatine Country.”
The Academy of Country Music chose Lynn arsenic the creator of the decennary for the 1970s and she was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame successful 1988.