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Blake Shelton, Carrie Underwood and More Country Stars Remember Joey Feek

by Alex Ungerman 5:25 PM PST, March 04, 2016
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RIP Joey Feek.

The Joey + Rory singer died at age 40 on Friday after a battle with cervical and colorectal cancer, her husband announced on his blog. Joey's loss was felt all over the country community, who shared their love and condolences to the Feek family in this difficult time.

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Blake Shelton, who previously said that he hoped Joey + Rory would beat him out for a GRAMMY (both artists were nominated in the same category), tweeted, "So sad to hear about Joeys passing.."

Carrie Underwood also sent her condolences, writing, "Praying for the family & friends of Joey Feek. A beautiful soul moved into heaven today. A beautiful legacy she left behind. @joeyandrory."

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"Heartbroken by the passing of the beautiful Joey Feek and completely inspired by the way she lived every minute. Full of love and life," tweeted Kimberly Perry of The Band Perry. "Rest in peace now. Sing with the angels now."

Brad Paisley tweeted, "God bless you Joey,& prayers for Rory and family tonight. There's never been a more courageous battle or inspiring example. Heaven awaits."

Meanwhile, the GRAMMYs tweeted out a statement, saying, "We are so very saddened to learn of the passing of Joey Feek. Our thoughts are with her family, friends, and fans today."

The official Twitter account for the legendary Grand Ole Opry posted this sweet message: "Our hearts go out to the family of Joey Feek. She was a beautiful person inside and out and will truly be missed."

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"Saddened to hear of the loss of courageous Hoosier Joey Feek," wrote Indiana Governor Mike Pence. "Karen & I send our thoughts/prayers to her family, friends & fans."

Read on to see how more of the country and music community at large remembered Joey.

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