In 1993, she released her debut solo record, scoring several hits on Christian country radio. The album hit #39 on the U.S. Billboard Top Contemporary Christian Albums chart in 1994. Several further solo albums followed in the 1990s and 2000s. McEntire-Eaton was inducted into the Christian Music Hall of Fame on November 5, 2011.
She married rodeo cowboy Paul Luchsinger on November 27, 1981, whom she divorced on May 19, 2008. She has 3 children. E.P., Lucchese and Samuel. Her eldest owns the website for the family McEntire Ranch in Chockie, Oklahoma. On December 12, 2009 she married speaker, adventurer and fitness professional Mark Eaton of Seattle, WA in Cannon Beach, OR. She and Mark travel the US with an inspirational and entertaining message of faith and fitness.