Country crooner Joey Feek has departed from the hospital and began hospice care at her home so that she could get a possible time with her daughter. The news was announced by her husband and fellow singer Rory Feek. The reason for this transfer was that the couple wanted to spend time together and with their daughter Indiana.
Joey was taken to the hospital in Munice due to an unbearable pain. The doctors told the couple that the pain was caused by growing cancer that had inflamed. At this point, it was necessary to keep her comfortable.
The devout family requested their fans to pray for her after she made the decision to stop treatment. The forty years old singer was diagnosed with cancer in 2014 after giving birth to their daughter who was diagnosed with Down syndrome.
Joey seemed to have madea full recovery after going through initial surgery and treatment. But she was again diagnose the disease.
Despite several rounds of chemotherapy, the cancer spread into her abdomen. She became terminal within a short period of time.
Around three weeks ago, joey decided that she didn’t want to go through chemo again. She spent time with her daughter resign to her and playing with her in the hospital.
Rory recently wrote on his blog that joey has accepted her fate and made peace with her. He wrote that, he too, was content. Rory Feek was a successful songwriter and wrote hit songs for the biggest names in country music. He later joined Joey who became his wife in 2002. Joey began singing in 2004.
The couple’s website states that Joey got her singing talent from her mother. She has a warm, sincere and beautiful voice. Joey grew up with horses and this has rendered a rugged charm to her voice.
The couple performed in the CMT competition in 2008 and secured the third position. They signed with the Sugar Hill Records and their devout album was released in October of the same year.
Joey + Rory made it known during the ACM awards that the couple had recorded an album of gospel music which was a kind of inspirational album that Joey had grown up listening to from her mother. She also said that she wanted to do this album for a very long time.
Rory and Joey Feek live in their farmhouse in Tennessee. They have starred in television series and advertisements.