March 4, 2016 10:32 pm
Updated: March 5, 2016 12:38 pm

Outpouring of grief, condolences over passing of Joey Feek

WATCH ABOVE: Outpouring of grief, condolences on Twitter over passing of Joey Feek at the age of 40 on Friday.


Country singer Joey Feek died Friday after a battle with cervical cancer, leaving behind her husband Rory and their young daughter Indiana.

Upon the news of her passing there has been a swell of support for the Feek family and messages of remembrance of Joey. From fans to those in the music industry, it’s clear Joey, 40, touched the lives of many.

Joey spent the last few months of her life in hospice care at the family’s home as her health declined. Her journey through her illness has been well documented thorough the couple’s blog and social media accounts.

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Fans of the country duo, Joey + Rory, were allowed to witness the raw photos and touching moments the family shared as Joey lived out her last days.

…some birthdays are more than just birthdays. They're dreams coming true and prayers being answered.

A post shared by Rory Feek (@roryandjoey) on

WATCH: Rory Feek shares Valentine’s Day photo with dying wife Joey Feek

“My wife’s greatest dream came true today,” Rory wrote in the blog post announcing Joey’s passing. “She is in Heaven.”

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