Willamson County resident and country artist, Jo Dee Messina shared heartbreaking news with fans on her Facebook page.
The country singer shared she was recently diagnosed with cancer.
“We don’t know anything specific regarding the treatment plan at this point, but Jo Dee is working closely with a team to explore all options. She has taken the semester off from classes at The King’s University, and her last tour date for the year will be October 7 (all other 2017 dates are being postponed), as she will begin cancer treatment this Fall, ” said the statement on Facebook.
In the statement, they didn’t reveal the stage or what type of cancer.
Messina has been working on new music recently writing the song “Here” with Seth Mosley and Mia Fieldes.
“It was one of the most powerful moments I’ve had in my entire studio career,” Seth told Team JDM. “To see Jo Dee singing ‘there’s no pain, there’s no fear, here’ through the cancer and the chaos that she is walking through…God is going to use her and her story to intercept people in their pain and remind them that He is near.”
Watch the lyric video below. Messina promises to keep fans updated on her journey, to see the entire message, visit Jo Dee Messina’s Facebook page.
Jo Dee has been working with producer Seth Mosley, and in a recent writing session wrote the song "Here" with Seth and Mia Fieldes. Seth was deeply moved to see her faith following her cancer diagnosis while the two worked in the studio together. "It was one of the most powerful moments I've had in my entire studio career," Seth told Team JDM. "To see Jo Dee singing 'there's no pain, there's no fear, here' through the cancer and the chaos that she is walking through…God is going to use her and her story to intercept people in their pain and remind them that He is near."For Team JDM's full announcement regarding Jo Dee's cancer diagnosis, click here –> http://jodeemessina.com/wired/a-personal-note-from-team-jdm-to-fans/-Team JDM
Posted by Jo Dee Messina on Wednesday, September 6, 2017