Anna “Chickady” Cardwell, daughter of Mama June Shannon, died Saturday night at the age of 29, according to Instagram Mail Sunday by his mother.
“With heavy hearts, we announce that @annamarie35 is no longer with us. He passed away peacefully at my home last night at 11.12 pm. He put up a hell of a fight for 10 months and he passed away with his family,” Shannon wrote in the post alongside a photo of the family. He thanked the fans for their continued support and love.
The announcement comes after Mama June posted on Friday that “things out of our control have changed over the last few weeks” asking for continued prayers for the family. He added that Caldwell is still with family but “God has all hope and all cards.”
Cardwell rose to fame after starring with his family in TLC reality TV shows Toddlers & Tiaras And Here comes Honey Boo Boo.
In a separate Instagram post, Alana “Honey Boo Boo” Thompson paid tribute to her older sister, describing their final moments.
“This is a post I wish I didn’t have to,” the 18-year-old wrote, along with a broken heart emoji.
“Last night we all hugged Anna and let her know it was okay to go. Anna sadly breathed her last around 11pm. Anna was in so much pain last night but we all know she is now at peace as a family.
“I don’t know what to say because my heart is completely broken. It wasn’t easy watching my 29-year-old sister battle this horrible disease last year. Anna was a fighter and still is,” he added.
In January, Caldwell was diagnosed with stage 4 adrenal carcinoma after suffering stomach pains. Doctors soon discovered cancer in his liver, kidneys and lungs.
In May, Shannon opened up about struggling with social media and her daughter’s diagnosis, says People, “I didn’t go live [on TikTok] A lot by Anna. I am already emotional about this. Shannon also moved from Alabama to Georgia for Caldwell during treatment.
Cardwell began dating Tony Elridge in 2019 and posted a Photograph She caught up with him in May with an update on her third round of chemo. Cardwell leaves two DaughtersKaitlyn Elizabeth and Kylie Madison, born in 2012 and 2015.