Less than a week after suffering a stroke, Loretta Lynn is said to be in good spirits and recovering well.
According to WSMV, Lynn’s daughter, granddaughter and assistant have said that the country legend is doing “better each day.” She is also now able to sit up in her recliner, and is laughing and talking with friends and family.
The news should be encouraging to fans who voiced their support after Lynn suffered a stroke on Thursday, May 4. She was transported from her home in Hurricane Mills, Tenn. to a Nashville hospital, where she was admitted for treatment.
Lynn has cancelled all upcoming tour dates as she continues to recover.
Country stars took to social media to share their well-wishes for the 85-year-old hitmaker.
“The Queen of queens, Loretta Lynn,” Garth Brooks shared during his weekly live video series, Inside Studio G. “Please know our love is with you, our strength is with you, and our money is on you. I know you’re already running the place there in ICU. All of our love and all of our strength is with you.”
Wide Open Country will continue to share updates on Lynn’s health as they happen.