Betty Sue Lynn (Nov. 26, 1948 – July 29, 2013)
The eldest child of Loretta and Oliver Lynn, she suffered from emphysema and it took her life at the age of 64. She died in Waverly, Tenn. near her mother’s home in Hurricane Mills.
Betty helped her mother with various business affairs, often sorting and responding to fan’s letters. In the 1960’s, Betty wrote some songs for her mother, among them “Wine, Women and Song”, “Before I’m Over You”, and “The Home You’re Tearin’ Down.”
She was survived by two daughters, Lynn Markworth and Audrey Dyer and five grandchildren.