Della Reese lives in Bel Air, California with her husband, producer Franklin Lett.
Her parents were Richard Thad Early,and Nellie Mitchelle Early.
Della's father had migrated to Detroit, Michigan from rural Arkansas from somewhere so small that it wasn't even a town. Della's mother was a full blooded Cherokee Indian and was originally from Dyersberg, Tennessee, which it was not far from Memphis.
Della has 4 sisters and one brother. Della's sister's names are Nodie, Susan, Gladys, and Ora Mae. Her brother's name is Rufus David, whom they called R.D.
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