Della Reese passed away over the weekend at the age of 86.
Reese, who was born in Detroit, was best known for her work on the long-running series “Touched by an Angel.”
Reese was also a well-known singer and performed in the late Mahalia Jackson’s gospel group. She also starred in her own variety series, “Della,” and became an ordained minister in her lifetime. Her acting career was also well respected earning her Golden Globe and Primetime Emmy nominations for “Touched by an Angel.” She also won seven NAACP Image Awards and received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1994.
Reese leaves behind a loving husband and four children, Deloreese, James, Franklin and Dominique.
R.I.P. Della Reese!