Singer Della Reese died at her home in California

Vastavam web: Della Reese, one of the pioneers of jazz music in 1950s-’60s, has died at her home in California.The news of Reese’s death was shared by Roma Downey, who co-starred with the singer on the show “Touched by an Angel”.”She was an incredible wife, mother, grandmother, friend, and pastor, as well as an award-winning actress and singer.
Through her life and work she touched and inspired the lives of millions of people,” she added.She was born as Delloreese Patricia Early on July 6, 1931 in Detroit’s Black Bottom and started singing at the age of six.She earned acclaim as an actor, with drama series “Touched by an Angel”, which premiered in 1994.
Reese played the role of Tess, a stern but loving supervisor of angels who guided a soft-hearted and less experienced angel, Monica (Downey), in helping humans at crossroads in their lives.The series lasted nine years and she continued to act for another decade after that.