Della Reese’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jul 6, 1931

Death Date

November 20, 2017

Age of Death

86 years

Cause of Death



Gospel Singer

The gospel singer Della Reese died at the age of 86 . Below is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Gospel singer and actress who played the role of Supervisor Tess on Touched by an Angel. She released songs like “Time After Time” and “I’ve Got My Love to Keep Me Warm.”

She married Vermont Taliaferro in July 1951, Leroy Gray on December 28, 1959, and Franklin Lett on January 12, 1983. She had three sons, Franklin, James and Dominique, and a daughter, Deloreese.



“There are people much less fortunate than us, and I don’t mean people hungry sleeping in the streets either.” (Della Reese)


“So whatever it is you want, need or desire or just like to have, you better try to get it now, ’cause this is the only time there is.” (Della Reese)


“I don’t see how I possibly could have come from where I entered the planet to where I am now if there had not been angels along the way.” (Della Reese)


“When you really believe in God, it gives you a courage, a confidence that enables you to meet the things coming.” (Della Reese)


“I have the background singers of Ray Charles, the background singers of Smokey Robinson, and the background singers of Barry White and I built a choir around that.” (Della Reese)