‘Go have some fun with my baby boy’: Bradley Lowery’s mother says ‘beautiful’ Alfie Evans and her son will be ‘playing together in heaven’
- Gemma Lowery said: ‘Fly high with them angels and go have some fun with my baby boy’
- Ms Lowery lost six-year-old son in July last year after battle with neuroblastoma
- She has led tributes pouring in for Alfie Evans who died at 2.30am today
- Brain-damaged 23-month-old boy was at centre of legal battle over treatment
Bradley Lowery’s mother has led tributes pouring in for Alfie Evans by saying he and her son will be playing together in heaven.
Gemma Lowery wrote on The Bradley Lowery Foundation Facebook page: ‘So sad to hear about the beautiful Alfie Evans I’m sending all my love to Alfie’s parents, they did everything they could for their little boy.
‘RIP sweetheart, fly high with them angels and go have some fun with my baby boy.’
Ms Lowery’s son Bradley, six, died in July last year after losing his battle with the rare childhood cancer neuroblastoma.
Bradley Lowery’s mother Gemma, pictured together, paid tribute to Alfie Evans today on Facebook
She said: ‘RIP sweetheart, fly high with them angels and go have some fun with my baby boy’
In his short life, the Sunderland fan earned the love and admiration of millions worldwide and raised more than £1million through his charity Bradley’s Fight.
Ms Lowery’s touching tributes has added to the thousands that have flooded in for Alfie Evans, who passed away at 2.30am at Alder Hey’s Children’s Hospital in Liverpool.
The 23-month-old was at the centre of a legal battle over his treatment that touched hearts around the world.
His parents, Tom Evans, 21, and Kate James, 20, had fought to take their son to a foreign hospital for treatment for a degenerative medical condition, but lost a final court appeal on Wednesday.
Alfie had been in a coma for over a year and needed a ventilator to keep him breathing but his parents have fought to stop his life support being switched off.
Rebekah Vardy, who spoke out about Alfie Evan’s struggle last week, shared a photo on Instagram and said the tot ‘stole her heart and the hearts of so many’
Celebrities including Lord Sugar and Love Island star Amber Davies have posted tributes to Alfie Evans throughout the morning
Alfie’s Army are planning to release blue and purple balloons for Alfie at 2.30pm in the park behind the hospital
Alfie’s Army are planning to release blue and purple balloons for Alfie at 2.30pm in the park behind the hospital.
Steph Ryan said: ‘At 2.30 pm today at the park behind Alder Hey there will be a balloon release for our incredible soldier.
‘You are all welcome to attend with balloons (purple or blue …. our warriors colours) Please respect Kate and Tom and there families by remaining peaceful and respectful.
The official Twitter account for Everton also paid tribute to the ‘brave young Evertonian’ this morning
‘We love you Alfie …… we do.’
I’m A Celebrity star Rebekah Vardy, who spoke out about Alfie’s struggle last week, shared a photo on Instagram this morning that read: ‘There is no foot too small that it cannot leave an imprint on this world.’
She captioned the picture: ‘This morning heaven gained an [angel emoji] Alfie Evans you stole my heart and the hearts of so many! May you Rest in Peace little man. Thinking of you Tom & Kate! You did your little champ proud. Always @alfiesarmy #alfie.’
Lord Sugar tweeted: ‘RIP Alfie Evans. Sad day for his parents who fought so hard for him.’
Love Island star Amber Davies added: ‘“If love could have saved you, you would have lived forever” heaven has gained a massive angel #AlfieEvans.’
TV chef James Martin tweeted: ‘RIP Alfie Evans.’
Piers Morgan also shared a snap of the tot and said ‘my deepest condolences to his parents, who fought so hard for their brave little boy’
Many people have been leaving flowers and toys outside the hospital where Alfie died (pictured)
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