In May 2014, Joey was diagnosed with cervical cancer , only four months after she gave birth to In, who was born with Down Syndrome. Despite intensive treatments and surgery, the cancer spread to her colon and became terminal . For all that followed this country and bluegrass musical duo, you could tell the love they shared in their music, each other, and everything they did.
Mrs. West had tracked her pregnancy online for her 37 million Twitter followers, posting an image late on Friday of her bare belly with the caption "Ready whenever you are". Simpson's defense lawyers, died of cancer in 2003. It's easy to see the resemblance when comparing the two's baby photos, with their cherubic lips and button noses there's no doubt Saint and North are cut from the same cloth.
Over the next couple of months, the country singer pressed on. The couple were always entertaining fans from their farmhouse through their weekly television show on RFD-TV or on their radio show that aired on WSM-AM before the Grand Ole Opry, or through their farmhouse concerts.
Christian singer Carrie Underwood wrote on her Twitter account (@carrieunderwood), "Praying for the family & friends of Joey Feek ". In October of a year ago Joey announced she was no longer seeking treatment to fight the cancer , choosing to return home instead of undergoing chemotherapy.
A CT scan in October 2015 revealed the cancer had spread beyond the point where medicine could help her. She stopped treatments and moved into a hospice facility in November. "Christmas had come and Joey was not only here with us, but she was doing well and we all had an awesome day together", he wrote . "I live for those kisses", he added.
The medical examiner's office said its conclusion was based on a review of all her medical records, investigative files and other documents. The report listed marijuana , alcohol , benzoylecgonine, benzodiazepines, and morphine as the drugs that contributed to Brown's death, however, examiners were unable to "determine whether death was due to intentional or accidental causes" and classified the manner of death as undetermined .