Mama June takes over the mother duties of one of her deceased daughters Anna ‘Chickadee’ Cardwell‘s children… TMZ has learned.
Family sources tell TMZ… Mama June currently has custody of Anna’s 11-year-old daughter Kaitlyn.
Anna, who died on Saturday After a difficult battle with cancer, I had 2 daughters by 2 different men… and according to our sources, the youngest child was 8 years old Kyleenow lives with her biological father, Michael.
We’re told the family had a plan in place for Kylee to move in with her dad if anything happened to Anna, who was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer in January.
Our sources say Kaitlyn and Mama June are very close — she’s June’s first grandchild — so everyone in the family agrees that moving her to Grandma’s house is the best situation for her. We’re also told that June plans to become Kaitlyn’s legal guardian.
As we told you first, Anna married secretly her partner, Eldridge Toneyin March after learning she had cancer.
We’re told Eldridge has a very close relationship with both Kaitlyn and Kylee — even though he’s not their biological father — and will remain involved in both of their lives as well.
Our sources also say that Kaitlyn and Kylee are also close, and will continue to see each other.