Anna “Chickadee” Cardwell, reality TV star from “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo,” dies at 29

Anna “Chickadee” Cardwell, the daughter of reality TV star Mama June Shannon, has died at age 29 following complications from stage four adrenal carcinoma.

Shannon announced her daughter died at her home on Dec. 9 in an Instagram post Sunday.

“With a breaking heart, we are announcing that [Cardwell] is no longer with us,” she wrote alongside a family photo. “She passed away in my home last night peacefully at 11:12 PM. She gave one hell of a fight for 10 months she passed away with her family around her like she won’t and we will be updating y’all with more information as we get it today.”

“We love y’all and continue prayers and thoughts for our family,” she added. 

Cardwell starred alongside her sister in the reality show “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo,” which aired on TLC from 2012-2014

June “Mama” Shannon, Mike “Sugar Bear” Thompson, Alana “Honey Boo Boo” Thompson, Anna “Chickadee” Shannon and Lauryn “Pumpkin” Shannon attend the “How to Honey Boo Boo: The Complete Guide” Book Event at the Barnes and Nobles on July 11, 2013 in Mclean, Virginia.

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She was diagnosed with stage 4 adrenal carcinoma back in January, CBS 8 San Diego reported. 

Alana “Honey Boo Boo” Thompson also posted a heartfelt tribute to her oldest sister. She said Cardwell was surrounded by family in her final moments.  

“This is one post I wish I didn’t have to make,” Thompson wrote on Instagram. “Last night we all surrounded Anna with love & let her know it was okay to go. Unfortunately around 11pm Anna took her last breathe. Anna was in so much pain last night but now as a family we all know she is at peace now.”

“The sky looks a little bit different today,” she added. “We will always love you Anna.”

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