We’re beyond heartbroken. On March 4, Joey Feek tragically passed away at her home following a nearly two-year long battle with cancer. As expected, fans of country singer are completely devastated, and have taken to Twitter in droves to mourn the brave star. See their heartfelt tweets below.
Joey Feek‘s fans are absolutely overcome with emotion after learning that the country singer had tragically passed away at her home in Indiana on March 4. The 40-year-old have bravely fought Stage IV cervical cancer for more than two years before ultimately loosing her battle to the vicious disease. In the wake of her passing, fans have taken to Twitter to mourn the loss of the brave signer and the legacy that she left behind. See their touching messages here.
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Our hearts are broken. Joey quietly passed away on March 4, surrounded by her friends and family, including her husband Rory Feek, 49, and their two-year-old daughter Indiana. Before her heartbreaking death, Joey got her final wish and was able to celebrate Indiana’s 2nd birthday Feb. 17. Check out the tweets below to see what fans are saying.
Joey will always be remembered for her courage and strength. The country singer was first diagnosed with cervical cancer in 2014, and although she underwent aggressive treatment, it returned in 2015. Joey and Rory announced in October of last year that the illness was terminal, and the 40-year-old entered a hospice program in November. Joey had stayed incredibly strong throughout though, fighting for her husband and daughter the best she could. She was photographed smiling during Christmas, and continued to spend time with her loved ones right up until the end. It’s heartbreaking to know that Joey fought so hard for her life only to have it ripped away from her at such a young age. May she rest in peace.
The world has suffered a true loss today. Cancer has taken the life of the beautiful Joey Feek. Rip Angel. 😢👼🏼 pic.twitter.com/ffNpTBXDHy
— Chelsea Silvers (@cscsfan1) March 5, 2016
I sob over Joey Feek at least once a day. What a beautiful person she is, fighting this battle so courageously.
— April Lyn Erickson (@aprillerickson) February 24, 2016
— Kim Roar (@KimberlyAbshire) March 5, 2016
— Amy Eubanks (@amy_eubanks95) March 5, 2016
RIP #JoeyFeek. What a beautiful lady now in the presence of her Lord and Savior.
— Pam_Virginia (@Pam_Virginia) March 5, 2016
God truly gained angel today. You will be forever missed. May you rest easy now,Joey Feek. Thoughts and prayers xoxo pic.twitter.com/UBABMX4TLY
— Meghan Primrose (@Primma87) March 5, 2016
Praying that the beautiful, courageous #JoeyFeek is resting peacefully. I hope she got the warmest welcome from all the angels in Heaven. 💗
— Lindsay B (@lindsayb489) March 5, 2016
Joey Feek passing away actually makes me so sad
— Alissa Leist (@Alissa_Leist) March 5, 2016
Just found out Joey Feek has passed away😭 I'm so glad she got to share her music with the world.
— Lauren (@lxuren02) March 5, 2016
Our thoughts and prayers go out to Joey’s family and friends during this very difficult time.