Chapel Hart Suffers Devastating Loss: ‘Today Has Been One Of The Hardest Days Of Our Lives’
The members of Chapel Hart, sisters Danica and Devynn Hart and their cousin Trea Swindle, are mourning the loss of…
Chapel Hart; Photo by CMA
The members of Chapel Hart, sisters Danica and Devynn Hart and their cousin Trea Swindle, are mourning the loss of their beloved grandmother, Mrs. Beatrice Hart.
The trio took to social media to share the news of their devastating loss with fans alongside a tribute to their “Gran.”
“It’s been a few days and we still feel frozen in time… we lost our beautiful grandmother and our worlds will never be the same… one thing we know for sure the hospitality section in heaven is about to be THROUGH THE ROOOOF! 🙌🤍,” they wrote.
“Gran, rest well. You deserve it. 86 years as a gift to the world… We are truly blessed to carry on your name! There’s no goodbyes only “see you laters” & a great big thank you and we love you to all of those who have had us in your thoughts and prayers.”
At the time, the “You Can Have Him Jolene” singers promised to “be back at it really soon.”
The late Mrs. Beatrice Hart was laid to rest on Tuesday, November 22. The members of Chapel Hart later returned to social media to thank fans for the outpouring of love and support in the wake of their loss.
“Today has been one of the hardest days of our lives, but we made it through and we want to say thank you to everyone who showed up, sent prayers & condolence, sent cards & gifts, etc you will never know how much it means to us,” they wrote. We love you and thank you and we just need a little time and we’ll be right back at with you all! May God’s blessings forever continue to pour down on you and your families! With sooo much LOVE, Chapel Hart ”
Fans rallied around the trio in the comments section as they showcased their condolences.
“So, so very sorry for your loss. Condolences to your entire family. She’s cheering you on from a higher place. Bless y’all,” wrote one Facebook user, while another shared, “We love you all. Have been praying for you and your precious family! Thank God for your awesome Grandmother and the Legacy she left!”
Chapel Hart’s next scheduled tour date is set for Wednesday, November 30 at Ground Zero Blues Club in Biloxi, Mississippi. The group has several dates planned through December.
In January, Chapel Hart will launch their first-ever headlining tour. Kicking off on January 26th in Wichita, Kansas, the Glory Days Tour will visit various cities around the U.S. through May.
“It feels really amazing to be going out on our first-ever headlining tour,” Devynn Hart previously shared. “God has truly had his hands on us and our careers. We are forever grateful for every opportunity.”
With fans requesting shows in cities nationwide, Trea stated, “…a wise woman once said, ‘Give the people what they want,’ but it’s so much better when it’s exactly what you want as well. We just want to show as many people as we can that anything is possible if you work hard and never give up on your dreams.”
Danica later exclaimed, “In my entire career, I’ve never been more excited, nervous, proud and every emotion imaginable. We’ll be able to share our songs and stories with the millions of people who got to watch us on TV, and now they get to experience us up close and personal. This tour will remind people that These Are The GLORY DAYS!”
For details about Chapel Hart’s upcoming tour, click HERE.
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