Della Reese passed away peacefully yesterday at the age of 86 according to People.
The actress was best known for her powerful voice and gentle demeanor on Touched By an Angel for 9 years. Now she is with the angels she portrayed and we will remember her for being angel here on Earth.
Before she was a actress on shows like Chico and the Man and The Royal Family with her old friend Redd Foxx and movies like Harlem Knights, she was Jazz and Gospel singer who wowed audiences for generations. Not only did she continue acting up until a few years ago, she was also an ordained minister.
Today let’s keep her beautiful spirit alive by listening to her profound music and watching her heartfelt performances.