Duggar fans know that Grandma Mary Duggar passed away on Sunday. She was Jim Bob’s mother. She has been very loved by her family and friends. Fans of TLC’s 19 Kids & Counting and Counting On have come to love her from her appearances on the shows.
Based on what the Duggars have shared so far, it seems like her death was sudden and unexpected. Via social media, the Duggars have been sharing their memories of their beloved grandmother. They are also posting their favorite pictures with her.
On social media, her granddaughter Jana describes the morning of the day she passed away and says, “On her last morning spent here on earth I drove Grandma to church where she worshiped her Savior. Later that afternoon, she went to meet Him face to face! I’d say that’s probably how she would’ve chosen to finish out the day if she got to pick.”
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Grandma Duggar will be greatly missed!! ❤️ – On her last morning spent here on earth I drove Grandma to church where she worshiped her Savior. Later that afternoon, she went to meet Him face to face! I’d say that’s probably how she would’ve chosen to finish out the day if she got to pick. 😊 – Grandma made a deep impact on each of our lives—first and foremost through her relationship with Jesus Christ, and secondly through her example of sharing the good news of salvation through Jesus with others! She would always be talking about the day she would see her Savior’s face and how much she looked forward to it! Yesterday was that day! She knew where she’d spend eternity and wanted everyone else to know that for themselves too. – This song reminds me of Grandma’s life. – 🎶 “When We See Christ” 🎶 Sometimes the day seems long, Our trials hard to bear. We’re tempted to complain, to murmur and despair. But Christ will soon appear to catch his bride away! All tears forever over in God's eternal day! — IT WILL BE WORTH IT ALL WHEN WE SEE JESUS! — Life's trials will seem so small when we see Christ. One glimpse of his dear face, all sorrow will erase. So, BRAVELY RUN THE RACE TILL WE SEE CHRIST. – May we all be reminded to run this race of life looking at the Author and Finisher of our faith. “Only one life, twill soon be past—only what’s done for Christ will last.” • #grandmaduggar #leavingalegacy #weloveyou
As of right now, the cause of her death has yet to be made public. Fans do not recall hearing that she was sick or had any major health complications. Now, fans are beginning to wonder what happened. Some are guessing that she might have had a stroke or a heart attack. Because she had a stroke in the past, it is understandable they would think that.
Jill Duggar Dillard writes a blog post about Grandma Duggar
Most of the Duggar children shared posts about their grandmother on Instagram. In addition to an Instagram post, Jill Dillard wrote a blog post dedicated to her. The title of the blog post is “A Life Well Lived: Lessons My Grandma Taught Me.” Jill posted about the blog on Instagram Monday after she published it.
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My heart breaks 💔 My grandma died suddenly today! She was an amazing woman of God and such a great example to so many! 🌸 Grandma, you are greatly missed by all who knew you! 💕 She was a feisty, incredible woman who always took the time to talk about Jesus with everyone she knew! I know she was ready to check outta here and get her new body in heaven before the old one started giving her too much trouble! 😉 We miss you so much!! 😭💔#maryduggar #rip #grandmaduggar #safeinthearmsofjesus❤
In the blog post, Jill writes about her grandmother’s life and highlights some of the things that she learned from her grandma. Because of this post, fans can see how close Jill was to her grandma.
Jill writes, “My grandma taught me to thank God in every situation, realizing that only He can see the big picture. She would say, ‘Praise the Lord’ all the time, and even talked about how thanking God for tough things that happened helped her release it to Him and acknowledge that he was ultimately in control. She was a great example to me and displayed many of the character qualities of the virtuous woman described in the Bible (in Proverbs 31).”
Jill also writes about Grandma Duggar’s Christian faith, saying, “My grandma showed me by example that we must love others more than we love ourselves! She would go out of her way to talk to people about Jesus. She was a real Christian and lived out her relationship with God for all to see.”
This loss is hard on the family
It’s obvious that Grandma Mary Duggar will be very missed by the rest of the family. This is a hard time for the family, but they are thankful for all of the support they are getting from their followers and fans. Grandma Duggar was loved by so many.
What do you think of what Jill wrote about her grandma? Share your thoughts in the comments below. At this time, TLC hasn’t shared if or when the show Counting On will be back.
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