Roma Downey And The "Touched By An Angel" Crew Paying Tribute To Della Reese
November 30, 2017 17:49
Pastor, singer, and actress Della Reese, who is popularly known for her iconic role as Tess in the popular 1990s CBS television series "Touched by an Angel", died peacefully at her home on Sunday at the age of 86.
The news of Della Reese's demise came as former "Touched By An Angel" co-star Roma Downey released a statement on her passing. The statement reads:
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 last evening 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.