Pictured: Amanda and Billy Perry.'To know Amanda was to love her,' wrote Elizabeth Ratliff, a high school friend who organized a GoFundMe account on the Perry family's behalf.Perry was 32 weeks pregnant when she was hospitalized with Covid pneumonia on September 15, her husband, Billy, told WKRN in Nashville.The couple have six children, two from one of Amanda's previous marriage (lower left), three from Billy's previous marriage (lower right), and a newborn child.Amanda (right) tested positive for COVID-19 a month ago, and was quickly hospitalized and transferred from Tennessee to Richmond, Virginia, for treatment. Pictured: Amanda and Billy Perry.Amanda's (right) symptoms included high fever, mastitis, bacteria in her blood and a collapsed lung. Pictured: Amanda and Billy Perry.She (right) required an emergency premature delivery due to her deteriorating condition cause by COVID-19. Pictured: Amanda and Billy Perry.Studies have found that the vaccine is safe and effective for pregnant women, despite initial concerns by some health officialsA study published in October found pregnant women with symptomatic cases of COVID-19 are at an increased risk of requiring an emergency deliveries and their newborn child is significantly more likely to need additional medical care after birthShe is survived by her husband, and two children she had from a previous marriageBilly also had three children from a previous marriage that Amanda helped take care of. Amanda (right) was unvaccinated, though she planned on getting the jab after she had given birth, according to her husband. Pictured: Amanda and Billy Perry
Amanda and Billy prayed for years for another baby, and she was over the moon when she became pregnant with baby Nolan.Amanda and Billy had join custody of the two children from her previous marriage, and her ex-husband hopes to regain custody of his kids
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