Counting On stars, the Duggar family, revealed Sunday that their grandma Mary Duggar died suddenly leaving the family in mourning over the unexpected death. Then reports indicate grandma Mary Duggar died in a swimming pool in what looks like an accidental drowning at home.
‘Counting On’: Grandma Mary Duggar Found Floating Unconscious in Family Pool
It seems the famous grandmother attended church on Sunday with one of the equally famous Counting On Duggar family members. But just a few hours after church on Sunday the 73-year-old grandmother was found dead in her pool.
Jana Duggar posted on social media how she attended church with her grandmother that morning. Furthermore, she described her grandmother’s death as meeting her maker.
According to the latest reports, police are investigating the drowning of the Counting On grandma Mary. It appears a 911 call came in at 4:37 pm on Sunday. So the dispatcher deployed emergency services under the code “14 echo” to her home address. That code means “unconscious person.”
Death Under Investigation By Arkansas Police
According to reports, the Tontitown Police Department confirmed there’s an investigation underway in the death of Mary Duggar. It seems the Counting On grandma slipped and fell into her Springdale, Arkansas, backyard pool.
Mary Duggar was found in the pool by her daughter Deanna, who made the 911 call. According to reports, medical personnel pronounced Counting On’s grandma Mary dead at the scene. It’s unknown how long Mary was in the pool when her daughter found her.
Fans of the Duggar Family probably remember Mary Duggar from the days when 19 Kids and Counting was one of the more popular reality shows on TV. From there, Counting On was born and this grandmother was seen on both Duggar series.
Counting On: Grandma Mary the Kris Jenner of the Duggar Family
Some people equated Mary Duggar, who is Jim Duggar’s mother, with Kris Jenner. She’s the famous matriarch of the Kardashian clan. They suspect it is Mary Duggar who helped put the show Counting On on the map. Much like what Kim Kardashians’ mother, Kris, did for her Kardashian-Jenner clan.
Despite the death listed as an accidental drowning, authorities still performed an autopsy. According to the latest reports, the results aren’t due back for a few days. While the family mourns the loss of Mary Duggar, Counting On fans have expressed their online condolences.
It seems one of Mary’s granddaughters paid tribute to her grandmother online. But fans slammed her for the way she went about it. Apparently, what she said in that tribute didn’t cause the problem. It looks like Jill Duggar Dillard used the same post to point fans in the direction of her blog. It seems she gets revenue for people clicking onto this blog. This is how she makes money since she’s no longer part of the Counting On production.
A while back her husband, Derrick Dillard, wrote some hateful posts online. This caused TLC to sever ties with him. It looks as though some fans haven’t forgotten as the reprimands started to filter in. But as far as the words in Jill’s tribute, most agree they were touching and kind toward her grandma Mary Duggar.
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