But on the morning of Jan. 9, Rory Feek posted the words that he knew fans around the world didn’t want to hear.
The end is near for his dear wife Joey.
“And now, here I sit beside my dying wife,” Feek said in his blog post, which originally began by telling the story of the coming true song that they recorded a few years back and will now be included on their new album set for release in February. “I don’t say those words lightly.”
Feek stated that Joey’s pain medication has quadrupled in the last four days and that those painful conversations about the end have grown louder in recent days. Joey has said that she is ready to go home, if God is ready to take her.
Joey was diagnosed with cervical cancer in May 2014, three months after giving birth to the couple’s daughter, Indiana. She stopped treatment late last year when it proved to be ineffective.
Along with the post, Feek posted a video of the duo performing "When I'm Gone," which takes on a more poignant meaning considering the couple's current circumstances.
The event formerly known as Home World has a new name and new location.Get totally inspired for spring as you find hundreds of ways to improve your home. Make your home the one you really want. Show open daily duringmall hours. Admission is free!
Landscaping and Outdoors
Get ready for Spring and Summer and transform your outdoor space into something that feels like you’re on vacation
Make sure to visit our demonstration stage during the entire show. There will be exciting demonstrations on how to re-purpose and design thanks to Monarch Market Affair.
Meet Barry Williams from The Brady Bunch
Join us as we welcome Me-TV superstar Barry Williams who played the iconic Greg Brady from The Brady Bunch TV Show. Meet him and get an autograph on February 10th stage side at center court in front of Macy’s.
The line will start forming when the Mall Opens, and Barry’s First appearance will be at 11 a.m.
Come prepared with your camera or cell phone for the Meet and Greet.