Della Reese Dead At 86

Legendary singer and “Touched by an Angel” star Della Reese has died. She was 86.

Reese’s co-star on the beloved show Roma Downey shared the news on Instagram on Monday, writing that “heaven has a brand new angel this day”:

Source: Instagram

Source: Instagram

Heaven has a brand new angel Della today … On behalf of her husband, Franklin Lett, and all her friends and family, I share with you the news that our beloved Della Reese has passed away peacefully at her California home surrounded by love. She was an incredible Wife, Mother, Grandmother, friend, and Pastor, as well as an award-winning actress and singer. Through her life and work she touched and inspired the lives of millions of people. She was a mother to me and I had the privilege of working with her side by side for so many years on Touched By An Angel. I know heaven has a brand new angel this day. Della Reese will be forever in our hearts. Rest In Peace, sweet angel. We love you.

She will be missed!

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