Della Reese, Music Legend And ‘Touched By An Angel’ Star, Dead At 86

Della Reese, Music Legend And 'Touched By An Angel' Star, Dead At 86

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Singer and Touched by an Angel star Della Reese has passed away at the age of 86.

Reese died Sunday night in her home in California, according to a report from Variety.

“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,” actress Roma Downey, Reese’s co-star on Touched By an Angel said in a statement announcing Reese’s death. “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.” Continue reading