Counting On‘s Mary Duggar is missed. On May 26th, she had what the family calls her first Heavenly birthday. 78-year-old Mary died June 9th at her Arkansas home. It was a tragic accidental drowning incident.
Counting On: Remembering Grandma Mary Duggar With Shortcake
Mary Duggar appeared on many of the episodes of 19 and Counting as well as Counting On. She only had two children. One of those was Jim Bob Duggar and the other, his sister Deanna Duggar. Deanna’s daughter, Amy posted an old photo of her and her grandma hugging.
The photo of Amy and Mary Duggar has a caption talking about celebrating the day with Cracker Barrel, shortcake, and shopping. Many people expressed well wishes to the family on this difficult day. But the family remains positive even though this time is sad and trying for everyone.
A Rainbow Over Mary the Family Matriarch
On the day that Mary Duggar from Counting On died, her family said there was a rainbow. Deanna found her mother in the pool on June 6th when she drowned. The family said Mary had a great joy of sharing the love of Jesus with everyone. She would share about how she converted at the age of 15.
Some fans pointed out the similarities between Mary and Michelle’s conversion. Michelle Duggar also converted when 15. Soon after her conversion, she went to work at Mary’s ice cream parlor and JB asked her to his church banquet. Spoiler alert. Michelle said yes and she soon became Mary’s daughter in law.
Counting On Continues Her Legacy
Mary Duggar appeared on Counting On many times during the airing of the show. The show will continue to air and carry on her legacy. While certain family members, like Jill and Derick Dillard, will no longer be on the show. In fact, many viewer’s favorite couple Jinger and Jeremy Vuolo will be at the center of it all.
It is no doubt that Grandma will be remembered as the beautiful woman she was. TLC did a tribute to her after her death and many fans poured out their love for the family. When the new season of the show comes out many wonder if they are going to mention the absence of Mary. Or if the article from the network about her is going to be all we hear.
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