Earlier this month, we celebrated the return of The Judds to our hearts and minds as they appeared on the CMT Music Awards and announced new tour dates.
Today, we mourn the sudden passing of Naomi Judd.
Her family released the following statement to the Associated Press:
“Today we sisters experienced a tragedy. We lost our beautiful mother to the disease of mental illness. We are shattered. We are navigating profound grief and know that as we loved her, she was loved by her public. We are in unknown territory.”
The Tennessean has the full story.