Legendary actress and Gospel singer Della Reese died over the past weekend. The 86-year-old actress was best known for her role as Tess on popular 90’s drama series Touched by an Angel.
Celebs and fans of the star have shared messages of condolences as well as videos of some of their favourite TV moments with the late star. Social media was flooded with reactions from the news of her passing.
May her soul rest in eternal peace.
Rest In Peace to these angels; Della Reese and Earle Hyman. ?? pic.twitter.com/dkNjTyuwqQ
— Grace Byers (@LadyGraceByers) November 20, 2017
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— Eddie Griffin (@EddieGriffinCom) November 20, 2017
Della Reese, you’ve left us all Touched By An Angel!!! Thank you for your life, thank you for your faith, and thank you for traveling this way!!
— Tyler Perry (@tylerperry) November 21, 2017
— Cicely Tyson (@IAmCicelyTyson) November 21, 2017
Sorry to hear about the passing of Della Reese. What a Sweet and Spiritual Lady. She played my Mother on a episode of the A-Team.
— Mr. T (@MrT) November 21, 2017
— Cynthia Bailey (@CynthiaBailey10) November 21, 2017