‘See you down the road’: George Strait, other A-listers remember Loretta Lynn with heartwarming messages

Singer-songwriters Loretta Lynn and George Strait attend the Medallion Ceremony to celebrate 2017 hall of fame inductees Alan Jackson, Jerry Reed And Don Schlitz at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum on October 22, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for Country Music Hall Of Fame & Museum) (Rick Diamond, 2017 Getty Images)

HOUSTON – As word spread that country music legend Loretta Lynn died at the age of 90 on Tuesday, country and rock royalty shared remembrances and messages of love and condolences to her family.

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Here are some of the messages that caught our eye:

George Strait: “We’re sure going to miss @LorettaLynn. What an amazing woman and so unbelievably talented. Very thankful she shared that with all of us fans. God bless all of the family. Rest in Peace Loretta. See you down the road. — gs”

Carole King: “She was an inspiration. R.I.P. Loretta Lynn”

Leann Rimes Cibrian: “oh, sweet loretta lynn… what a life! what an icon! what a trailblazer! what a beautiful soul! may she rest peacefully with the angels. my heart is with her family and friends. #lorettalynn #riplorettalynn

Marie Osmond: “Goodbye to another dear friend, @lorettalynnofficial. She was the reason that I fell in love with #countrymusic. When I was 13, she said to me, “Never stop singing!” Heaven definitely received a true angel in this “Honky Tonk Girl”! #RIP #icon #lorettalynn

Rob Thomas: “The world lost two queens within a month of each other. RIP #lorettalynn

Billy Ray Cyrus: “Celebrating the life of Loretta Lynn. One of my highest honors was being joined by her and George Jones on a song I wrote called “Country Music Has The Blues”. She handed me this wonderful gift on that day. #lorettalynn

Country Music Hall of Fame: “Loretta Lynn’s life was unlike any other, yet she drew from it a body of work that resonates with people everywhere. In a music business that is often concerned with aspiration and fantasy, Loretta insisted on sharing her own brash and brave truth.” —Kyle Young, CEO

Peggy Mercer BMI: “Our beautiful and legendary (so kind and helpful to all the younger stars) has earned her golden wings to GLORY....#LORETTALYNN we loved you! RIP!”

Andy Cohen: “RIP #LorettaLynn - the Queen of Country. Was a total honor having her on #WWHL years ago. What an icon and lovely person.”

Mike Glenn: “RIP to #LorettaLynn, the Coal Miner’s Daughter and queen of country music. Now she’s with Mooney.”

Troy Elliott: “Loretta Lynn didn’t just change country music. She changed music period. She wrote songs about subjects that were taboo and gave everyone who didn’t like it the proverbial middle finger. #LorettaLynn

Martha Quinn: “The lights and hearts of Nashville have dimmed, the First Lady of Country Music #LorettaLynn has passed away. Loretta sang for women from Alaska to Alabama to Amsterdam. The Coal Miner’s Daughter will be greatly missed”

k.d. lang: “Swift rebirth my friend #LorettaLynn

Verena King-Boxleitner: “She has been my feminist hero since I can remember. She never forgot where she came from, worked hard for her family, stayed true to her values and beliefs, and respected others. May her legend never die. #LorettaLynn

Hawkeye: “I first met Loretta Lynn as a 23 y/o reporter for the San Antonio Express News assigned to interview her. I was so nervous and she instantly put me at ease. She turned out to be the sweetest, most genuine person I have ever met. I instantly fell in love with her. RIP #LorettaLynn

My Darling Clementine: “Sad to hear of the passing of Loretta Lynn. A truly iconic artist who had to fight her corner far more than most. She kept making fine records until the end and leaves behind a remarkable body of work Her duets with Conway Twitty are some of the finest ever recorded #lorettalynn

Travis Rountree: “I first saw #lorettalynn at @merlefest many years ago and then in Louisville right after I finished my PhD exams years later. She was an amazing performer and person. She was an incredible trailblazer for women in the Country Music industry. May her voice and music live on”

Jon Guthridge: “So sad to hear about the passing of country music legend, #LorettaLynn. She was fierce and outspoken. A true outlaw and total badass, she wrote and sang songs supporting women’s issues such as fighting abusive men and taking birth control, and raising babies. #riplorettalynn

Lou Brutus: “Farewell to the First Lady of Country Music. If Loretta Lynn’s real life were presented as fiction, no one would believe it could have happened like that. #LorettaLynn

Jennifer Churchill: “Aw, Loretta. #LorettaLynn She WAS woman enough to take my man!”

Mollie Katzen: “She was 90, bless her heart. With greatness, it is always too soon. #LorettaLynn

Lonnell Williams: “90 years of living an inspiring journey and changing the world. We will treasure you forever. May the coal miner’s daughter dwell in peace. #lorettalynn

Annie Nelson: “Rest In Peace #LorettaLynn you made all coal miners daughters proud. God bless you and your family. #legend #countrymusic @LorettaLynn

Kelly Willis: “Rest In Peace, dear Loretta Lynn. Her music was among the very best country music ever made and so very empowering. #LorettaLynn

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