Hallmark alum announces the death of his wife at 53
Actor John Schneider, who rose to fame as Bo in The Dukes of Hazzard in the early ’80s and has appeared in several Hallmark Channel films, announced via social media that his wife, Alicia Allain, has died. Schneider, who frequently called his wife “My Smile,” has received plenty of love and support from fans on Facebook and Instagram, where he shared the sad news with multiple posts.
“My beautiful smile is pain free and alive in her new body next to Jesus,” he wrote on February 22, 2023.
Allain’s obituary said She died on February 21 at the age of 53 “surrounded by her family as she breathed her last” at her home in Holden, Louisiana. According to WDBD, Allain revealed on FOX News in 2020 that she had been diagnosed with “stage 4 Her2-negative cancer” and that her body “lighted up like a Christmas tree” on her first PET scan.
“I went to a speed class where I read what path I’m going to take,” she told Fox & Friends hosts. “I chose keto for cancer, CBD oil and then harvest into minerals. I’ve really gotten into a really rigid regime.
John Schneider says he is “heartbroken” at his wife’s death
In his social media post In announcing Allain’s death, Schneider asked for privacy and that his followers “don’t ask questions.” However, he said he would welcome any pictures people took of the two together.
“If you have pictures of us and our apparent love and adoration for one another please post them below,” he wrote. “Last but not least… hug the ones you love tight and let them know how you’re feeling. We have always done that.”
According to people, Schneider and Allain married in July 2019 in a small ceremony in Holden. But since his messy divorce from his 21-year-old wife Elvira “Elly” Schneider had lasted five years and was not officially finalized at the time of his marriage to Allain, according to TMZ, The couple said they would marry “before God” and planned to make the marriage legal as soon as possible.
February 23 Tailor shared a Christmas photo from him and Allain via Facebook along with a long message.
“This is a time of unimaginable suffering for me,” he wrote. “Grief is too small a word. I’ve heard that ‘with great love comes great sorrow’. I had no idea what that meant until now.”
He continued, “Alicia was the fuel for my biggest dreams. The inspiration behind every creative thought. The very fabric of my soul. The glue that held me together. I miss her more than words can describe.”
Schneider said the words pain, sorrow and love are all “too small” to express what he really felt.
“If you see me anywhere on stage or in line at a coffee shop, please don’t ask me how I’m doing,” he wrote. “The answer is ‘broken’ and it’s too hard for me to fathom right now and certainly too painful to verbalize.”
John Schneider and his wife Alicia Allain have made 15 films together
Schneider has had a successful acting career in recent years, including starring in two hit TV series – Tyler Perry’s The Have Or Have Nots from 2013-2021 and Smallville from 2001-2011.
He has also made a name for himself in TV rom-com films, most recently in Lifetime Originals such as 2021’s “Christmas In Tune” starring Reba McEntire and 2018’s “Poinsettias For Christmas” starring Bethany Joy Lenz. He has also also acted in several Hallmark films over the years, including 2015 “Love by the Rule” 2011 “You have a friend” And “Your love never fails” and 2009 “Come dance at my wedding.”
in October 2022, according to Fox News, Schneider and Allain, who have made 15 independent films together, released a patriotic film called To Die For because he didn’t think Hollywood producers would make the kind of film they wanted.
“We now live in a wonderful, technological world where we can not only make our own films, but also distribute them without having to sleep with the enemy,” said Schneider.
Only on February 12th did he shared on Facebook that he was in Canton, Mississippi filming a new movie which he said was originally called “Finding Faith” but will have a new name by the time it’s released.
Two days later, on Valentine’s Day, Schneider posted a photo of himself and Allain on Facebook and asked fans for prayers.
“Must pray everyone for strength and willingness to start physical therapy for my smile,” he wrote of his wife. “She has some tough work ahead of her, but anyone who’s met her knows she’s ‘tough as a waffle steak’ and up to the challenge. Please don’t ask what’s going on. You just have to know that she needs strength and a willingness to assert herself.”
Allain shared a daughter, Jessica Ann Dollard, with her ex-husband, Patrick Dollard. Her obituary said a private memorial service will be held. In lieu of flowers, mourners were asked to “please offer prayers for their surviving family, tell someone you love you love them in their honor, give them a hug and hold them tight”.
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