Martina McBride is mourning the death of her mother, Jeanne Schiff. She shared the heartbreaking news on her social media, revealing that her mother passed away on Jan. 10 after emergency heart surgery.
McBride posted on her Instagram: “My mom passed away this morning. She was a complex and amazing woman. Strong. Chic. No-nonsense. Hilarious. Witty,” McBride began. “She had the prettiest hair and skin and hands…I loved her hands. She took good care of us. Our house was always the house where all the aunts, uncles, and cousins gathered, and she was really the reason for that. She made her 4 kids self sufficient, told us to go outside and play, gave us chores to do and taught us how to work. She wasn’t one to smother you with affection, do your homework for you, or attend every ballgame, but we always knew she was there for us.”
Following McBride’s post, fans and fellow artists took to her social media to leave their condolences. Trisha Yearwood wrote, “Love and strength. ❤️❤️❤️,” while Karen Fairchild from Little Big Town commented, “I’m so sorry Martina. Love you and your family. What a heritage she gave you!!!” and Sara Evans wrote” ❤️❤️❤️ love you so much.”
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