The world of entertainment has lost yet another great!  Della Reese is remembered best for her role in “Touched By An Angel,” but she had a lot of other roles that we remember well, such as her role in the movie “Harlem Nights” and many more!  Our thoughts and prayers are with her family and friends.

Della Reese, the husky-voiced singer and actress who spent almost a decade playing a down-to-earth heavenly messenger on the CBS series “Touched by an Angel” and became an ordained minister in real life, died on Sunday night at her home in Encino, Calif. She was 86.

Her death was confirmed by her manager, Lynda Bensky. She did not specify the cause but said that Ms. Reese had diabetes.  Read more…

Courtesy of the NY Times