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Dolly Parton shares valuable advice to deal with loss following the deaths of Loretta Lynn and Naomi Judd, 2022

Dolly Parton on death of Loretta Lynn and Naomi Judd

Deaths of the country music star Loretta Lynn and Naomi Judd are new to Dolly Parton.
In a discussion with Hoda Kotb, which aired in December, Parton stated that she relies on the happy memories of Lynn, who passed away in October, aged 90, and Judd, who passed away in April, aged 76, to help navigate the complicated grief process.

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Dolly Parton on death of Loretta Lynn and Naomi Judd (Photo by John Lamparski/Getty Images)

“With Loretta, she was my most beloved like a sibling,” Parton explained. “Same as Naomi. Our lives were (the) same age, and we shared exactly the same stuff. She was my favorite. Then I suffered the loss of Kenny Rogers — three of my closest friends– all in the shortest amount of time.
“And I am grieving over them, just like you grieve over with a loved one. Then I think about them however, you do your best to keep good memories.”

Parton mentioned that one track, “Precious Memories” by Alan Jackson, reminds her of them.

“The song’s lyrics that I love the most in this song are “Precious memories, unheard angels that were sent from somewhere into my heart.’ When I think about these wonderful memories,” the woman shared. “They simply move through your memory, and you’ll be able to recall particular aspects of them.”

Parton stated that their persistent presence in her memory feels “like invisible angels and you’re sure that they’re always in your life.”

“Oh my God!. This is so stunning. I am very sad,” Hoda responded while wiping tears away.

“9 To 5 “9 five” singer also said that she rarely takes the day off, and she makes sure to use her time wisely when it happens.

“Every day, I tune into The Today show,” she explained. “Then I get up and think, ‘Well, since I’m not working I may decide to cook sausage and make gravy and biscuits. ‘”

The performer indulges herself at her meal on the day off since she does not “have to be concerned about keeping on a diet (or) keep in” her outfit. This is a consideration on work days.

In terms of work, the legendary country singer has said that her forthcoming album of rock and roll can be described as “some of the most impressive work” she’s ever put out.
Parton rejected her initial request to join the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame because she “never ever thought” of her “as rock star.”

“I discovered later that they will give it to you if they believe you’ve been influential to others. I was able to learn more details about it. However, I had stated that at first I wasn’t going to accept it, because I wasn’t sure I had earned it. I’m still not certain.”
Parton stated that she wanted to feel she “earned the” feeling. That’s the reason she chose to record a rock-roll album. She is confident that it’s going to be great.

“I truly believe that it’s some of the most impressive work I’ve done in my life,” she explained. “I think that, but it’s simply because it’s unique for me. I would like it to be perfect.”

The album is expected to be released next year, and the singer already has a New Year’s Resolution.

“I’m just like everyone other people: You make many resolutions, and then you don’t keep them. Third weekend in January, it’s all gone,” Parton said.

But my hope for the coming year is to show more kindness, affection, and a little more effort to bring things together instead of breaking them apart.

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She has been adamant with herself and others to “try to do a bit more” to inspire other people.

“I’m going to do my best to create the most joy I can, and to lift people as high as I can. And I think that we all have to work at least a little more. I don’t care what beliefs are about, or what the religion we follow, or our colour or any other thing. We must take a step forward.”

Parton can also celebrate the start of the new year with her goddaughter Miley Cyrus. They will co-host “Miley’s New Year’s Eve Party” on NBC.

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