Loretta Lynn with mother Clara Butcher and sister Crystal Gayle at Academy of Country Music Awards

Loretta Lynn with mother Clara Butcher and sister Crystal Gayle at Academy of Country Music Awards

Singer Loretta Lynn (L) is joined on stage by her mother, Clara Butcher (C) and sister Crystal Gayle (R), all of them wearing long evening gowns, after Loretta was named “The Country Artist of the Decade” during the 15th annual “Academy of Country Music Awards” at Knott’s Berry Farm in Buena Park, CA, on May 1, 1980. Crystal Gayle was later named “Female Singer of the Year.” (UPI Photo/Bob Flora/Files)