Naomi Judd (country music legend and one-half of The Judds) has died at the age of 76

Naomi Judd can be seen here visiting "Varney & Co," Fox News Channel Studios, New York on December 8, 2017.

Ashley Judd, the daughter of country music legend Naomi Judd (one half of The Judds), announced Saturday that she had died.

Naomi Judd was 76.

"Today, we were all victims of tragedy. Our beautiful mother was killed by the mental illness.

Naomi Judd was born Diana Ellen Judd, Kentucky, January 1946.

Naomi Judd, a nurse, moved with her family to Tennessee after the births of her daughters.

Artists including country stars Carrie Underwood, Travis Tritt and Travis Tritt paid tribute to her passing via social media.

"Naomi Judd is one of the most sweetest people