Joey Marie Feek

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Country Singer and Songwriter (1975)
Tue Mar 17 2020
By   Pranish

Many people across the world mourned the death of a famous country singer, Joey Marie Feek. She gathered media limelight after performing on CMT talent show, Can You Duet, along with her husband, Rory Lee Feek

The late singer and songwriter, Joey was born on 9 September 1975 in Alexandria, Indiana, the USA, to Jack and June Martin. She has three sisters (Jody, Julie, and Jessie) and one brother, Justin, who passed away in 1994 in a car accident. Please read the article until the end to know about her married life with her husband, Rory.

Married Life With Her Husband (Rory Feek)

Joey and Rory met for the first time at a songwriter night and started dating as soon as they met. After a couple of years of ups and downs in their relation, they decided to exchange their wedding vows with each other. The big day came on 15 June 2002 in a low-key ceremony when Joey was 27-years-old.

The duo husband and wife, Rory and Joey
Image: Joey and her husband, Rory Feek
Source: Today Show

The lovely couple started the duo Joey+Rory after the marriage and participated in the TV music competition, Can You Duet. Then after, they were known as half of the husband-and-wife vocal duo. The two remained a married couple until 2016 when she died of Cancer.

Does Joey Share Kids With Her Partner, Rory Feek?

The answer is 'Yes.' Not only the duo had a happy relation together, but they also enjoyed parenthood as they share a child named Indiana Boon. Boon was born on 17 February 2014, and she is currently five years old. 

Country singer, Joey with her daughter, Indiana Boon
Picture: Joey with her daughter, Indiana
Source: WZZM

Their daughter was born with a defect called Down Syndrome. It is a condition in which a person has an extra chromosome. Usually, a baby is born with 46 chromosomes. As of now, Indiana must be attending her elementary school.

Joey's husband, Rory, was previously in a marital relationship with Tamara Gilmer on 4 August 1985. However, the two parted their ways after seven years of marriage, which was precisely on 25 March 1992. The former couple also shares two kids, Heidi (born in 1986), and Hope (born in 1988).

Know About The Cause And Death Of Joey Marie Feek 

Back in May 2014, she was diagnosed with cervical cancer, but after surgery and treatment, she was declared cancer-free. However, in June 2015, her cancer returned, and she was hospitalized. Joey underwent second cancer surgery to remove a 3-inch tumor in July 2015.

Rory hugging his wife, Joey Marie Feek
Picture: Joey and Rory last time together
Source: Farm Life Whisperings

Even after numerous tries and treatment, the tumor grows back again and again until no more treatment options left. The only option for her is to be as comfortable as possible for the time she had gone to live. 

She entered the hospice care on 9 November 2015, and after a year, she left this world precisely on 4 March 2016 at 2.30 PM. At the time of her death, she was 40 years old, and her grave is in the family cemetery on the Feek Farm. 

Four years after Joey's death, her husband still feels "100% Married." Rory told in an interview with The People.

Net Worth Of Joey Marie Feek

As a well-known singer and songwriter, she has earned a hefty amount of money from her singing career along with her husband, Rory. Joey's net worth is estimated at around $3 Million as of 2020. She collects all of this money through her career as a country singer. 

She also adds a decent amount of money to her fortune as a songwriter. The average income of a singer and songwriter in 2011 was around was $34,445 per year. So, she might have earned over $50,000 per year as a famous singer.

 

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