‘Sister Wives’ star Janelle Brown reveals final family photo with late son Garrison

'Sister Wives' star Janelle Brown 'extremely grateful' to have one last family photo before son Garrison's death
'Sister Wives' star Janelle Brown 'extremely grateful' to have one last family photo before son Garrison's death
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“Sister Wives” star Janelle Brown has shared her last family photo taken before her son Garrison’s tragic death. He died at age 25 of an apparent suicide on March 5.

Janelle, 54, and her ex-husband and fellow TLC reality star, Kody Brown, 55, raised six kids together: daughters Madison and Savannah, and sons Garrison, Gabriel, Logan and Hunter.

Madison’s three kids, Axel, Evie, and Josephine, as well as her husband, Caleb, are also pictured in the outdoor snapshot Janelle shared Friday to Instagram.

“I had all my children together last Christmas,” Janelle wrote in a caption to the pic. “It was amazing as it’s hard with everyone’s busy lives to coordinate time like this.”

Janelle Brown shared this family photo Friday to Instagram. Instagram/Janelle Brown
Janelle Brown shared this family photo Friday to Instagram. Instagram/Janelle Brown

She added, “I am extremely grateful now that we had pictures taken.”

Janelle and Kody were married from 1993 to 2022. The polygamous family also included Kody’s ex-wives Christine and Meri, as well as Robyn, who is the only one still legally married to him. The group shares a total of 18 kids.

Garrison was found dead in his Flagstaff, Arizona, apartment on Wednesday, allegedly from a single gunshot wound.

Garrison Brown was 25. Instagram/robertthebrown
Garrison Brown was 25. Instagram/robertthebrown

Prior to Garrison’s death, Janelle had reportedly heard that Garrison had sent a concerning text to a group of people the Brown family works with — presumably on their TLC reality show — on Tuesday, and asked Gabriel to go check on him.

“I want to hate you for sharing the good times. But I can’t. I miss these days,” the text read, according to an incident report obtained by The Post.

Some of Garrison’s three roommates reportedly heard a pop on Tuesday night but did not suspect it was a gunshot. Gabriel was the one to find his brother dead when he arrived at the apartment on Wednesday and subsequently called police.

Garrison and Janelle Brown on “Sister Wives.” TLC
Garrison and Janelle Brown on “Sister Wives.” TLC
One of Garrison’s roommates claimed he drank alcohol every night before his death. Instagram/janellebrown17
One of Garrison’s roommates claimed he drank alcohol every night before his death. Instagram/janellebrown17

Kody and Janelle released a joint statement via Instagram on Wednesday.

“Kody and I are deeply saddened to announce the loss of our beautiful boy Robert Garrison Brown.”

They added, “He was a bright spot in the lives of all who knew him. His loss will leave such a big hole in our lives that it takes our breath away. We ask that you please respect our privacy and join us in honoring his memory.”

Garrison joined the National Guard. Instagram/robertthebrown
Garrison joined the National Guard. Instagram/robertthebrown

One of Garrison’s roommates, Addison Miele, addressed his death in a statement on Thursday.

“All I have to say is that he was a wonderful person with nothing but positivity to give to others,” he told Us Weekly. “He helped me greatly when I needed a place to stay. He was a good friend and a good landlord.”

“He is a good person and someone I look up to,” Miele added.

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