Loretta Lynn gave an encouraging message to fans for the first time since suffering a stroke in May. And the country star\u00a0chose to share the message at a family tradition. Lynn recorded a message for all of those attendances at her\u00a0family ranch\u2019s 4th of July\u00a0celebration. Lynn\u2019s daughter, Patsy, hosts the concert celebration at the ranch in Hurricane Mills, Tenn. One fan in the audience recorded Lynn\u2019s message and shared it online. The ranch\u00a0Facebook\u00a0page then later confirmed the authenticity of the recording. https:\/\/youtu.be\/GbB-8SOLuCs \u201cThis is Loretta Lynn, and happy fourth of July!\u201d the recording says. \u201cCome back again next year, and you all have a good time this year. And thank you for all the prayers. I love you.\u201d Click NEXT to hear another recording... The ranch went even further in giving an update on her condition. \u201cMs. Loretta is making improvements and getting stronger every day,\u201d the page wrote. \u201cAnd she knows her fans are praying for her. She can\u2019t wait to come back and sing for you all.\u201d Lynn suffered the stroke on May 4. She had to cancel two concerts in July, though she is thankfully out of the hospital and now at a rehabilitation clinic. https:\/\/youtu.be\/DXHAiZQzgAk Doctors expect Lynn to make a full recovery, which is truly amazing. She celebrated her 85th birthday on April 14. No word if she\u2019ll recover in time to continue performing this summer, but don\u2019t count her out. The tough country pioneer has fought tough battles her whole life. The next shows on Lynn\u2019s schedule also celebrate the release of her new album,\u00a0Wouldn\u2019t It Be Great. She plays the Ryman Auditorium on Aug.\u00a024 and 25. (Source:\u00a0Wide Open Country,\u00a0Loretta Lynn Speaks to Fans for the First Time Since Her Stroke) Related:\u00a0Loretta Lynn\u2019s Walking And Talking Again Post-Stroke, Says Brother Loretta Lynn Ranch To Host Motorcycle Rally, Music Festival If you LIKE this story, please SHARE this story!