Anna “Chickadee” Cardwell, the eldest daughter of Here Comes Honey Boo Boo star Mama June Shannon, has died. She was 29 years old and had been battling cancer before her death.
Cardwell passed on Saturday, Dec. 9. Shannon released a statement on Instagram announcing Cardwell’s passing.
“With the breaking heart, we are announcing that @annamarie35 is no longer with us,” she wrote while also sharing a family photo. “She passed away in my home last night peacefully at 11:12 PM. She gave one hell of a fight for 10 months she passed away with her family around her like she won’t and we will be updating y’all with more information as we get it today.”
The statement continued, “We love y’all and continued prayers and thoughts for our family during this difficult time.”
Fans React to Passing of Anna ‘Chickadee’ Cardwell
After the news of Anna Cardwell’s passing, fans quickly took to the comment section on Shannon’s Instagram post to share their condolences. Many shared their thoughts and well wishes, including fellow mothers.
“I am so sorry for your loss… I don’t even know what to say,” said one fan. “Praying so hard for your family at this time. Anna will be remembered forever.”
Another fan wrote, “Your entire family is in my thoughts and prayers — may you all be covered in love and light, and may Anna rest peacefully.”
“A mama shouldn’t have to bury her child,” one fan commented. “Prayers and love to you. You did good by your daughter and she will be in heaven resting in the arms of the Lord.”
Another person commented similar sentiments, saying “My thoughts are prayers are with your entire family. No mother should have to bury their child. My heart breaks for you.”
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