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, who she divorced on May 19, 2008. She has 3 children: E.P., Lucchese and Samuel. Paul Luchsinger died May 12, 2015, in Sayre, Okla., from cancer. Their eldest runs the website for the family McEntire ranch in Chockie, Okla. On Dec. 12, 2009, she married speaker, adventurer and fitness professional Mark Eaton of Seattle, Wash., in Cannon Beach, Ore. She and Mark travel the U.S. with an inspirational and entertaining message of faith and fitness.