Monday, June 10, 2019

Counting On star 'Grandma' Mary Duggar is dead

Counting On star 'Grandma' Mary Duggar has died aged 73. The Duggar family shared the sad news on social media as they paid tribute to the  'feisty, incredible' matriarch after she passed away on Sunday afternoon.

The family Facebook group first made the announcement as they shared a sweet picture of the grandmother of 21, and reflected on her strong faith and her love for her family.

In the post, the family revealed that Mary was set to be reunited with her husband, Jimmy Lee, who died in 2009 from a brain tumour, sharing: 'We are so sad to share that Grandma Duggar (Mary) passed away Sunday afternoon, June 9th, 2019.  'Mary Lester Duggar grew up in Farmington, Arkansas and was married almost 50 years to J.L. (Jimmy Lee) Duggar who preceded her in death.'