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Dying Joey Feek Spills Her Heart About Rory as Last Duets Await

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Joey Feek has been in hospice care since October.

By    |   Thursday, 21 Jan 2016 11:40 AM

Dying singer Joey Feek has opened up about her husband and singing partner Rory Feek as the couple tries to release their final album before her death.

Joey Feek, 40, who has been in hospice care since October after she as diagnosed with cervical cancer in 2014, and her 49-year-old husband form the Grammy-nominated country duo Joey+Rory, per People.

According to People magazine, the album's deluxe version will be a tribute to Joey Feek before and after her cancer diagnosis. It will also feature exclusive pictures and insights.

"Hymns & Stories That Are Important to Us," their last album, will be available in a deluxe version through Cracker Barrel beginning Feb. 12, said country music website The Boot.

"Rory was singing 'In the Round' at the Bluebird Cafe in Nashville with three other songwriters," Joey Feek wrote about meeting her future husband in 2002, said People. "I was just one of dozens of people in the audience that night. From the first song Rory sang, I fell head over heels for him.

"I didn't even know him, but something inside me said, 'You're going to marry that man and spend the rest of your lives together.'"

Rory Feek has been chronicaling his wife's battle with cancer for fans on his blog "This Life I Live." On Saturday, he added a post about a visit from their friend and fan club manager Julie Zamboldi.

"Like an angel from heaven, it was as if God sent Julie to us. To (Joey)," Rory Feek wrote on the blog. "But none of us exactly knew why, until the cancer showed up again this summer."

Last month, Joey+Rory were nominated for their first Grammy in the best country duo/group performance category for their song "If I Needed You," according to website Taste of Country.

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