She was my closest friend. She was the one person, other than my husband, I could turn to in a crisis. There was a lot of resentment when I first came to town. But Patsy was strong-willed and always taking up for me. If it hadn't been for her, I don't think I would have lasted.
Country Weekly staff writer (2002). "Loretta Lynn" CountryWeekly.com (accessded June 9, 2006)