Who is Gwen Shamblin’s first husband David Shamblin?
THE news of the death of Remnant Fellowship Church founder Gwen Shamblin on May 29, 2021 came as a shock to many.
The Weight Down Diet author and her second husband died in a freak plane crash. Her ex-husband was David Shamblin.
Who is David Shamblin?
David Shamblin is a relatively unknown figure, best known as the late Gwen Shamblin’s first husband.
Gwen founded the Remnant Fellowship Church in 1999 and is the author of The Weight Down Diet.
Like his ex-wife, David is a member of the Remnant Fellowship Church.
Together he and Gwen started the “Weigh Down Workshop” for the remnant Christians.
It was a Bible study series that “guided hurting, imprisoned souls to turn away from destructive vices and unwanted behaviors and emotions — such as overeating, drinking, anger, and depression — and toward a genuine relationship with God.”
David served as the association’s CEO.
David released his ex-wife’s obituary as Gwen and her husband Joe were “presumed dead” after their plane struck Percy Priest Lake in Smyrna, Tennessee.
Six others on board were killed when the small Cessna jet crashed en route from Smyrna Rutherford County Airport to Palm Beach International Airport.
When did Gwen Shamblin and David Shamblin get married?
The couple were married from 1978 to 2018.
Exact details about their ceremony are not known.
After their split, Gwen married American actor Joe Lara.
Lara, known for his title role as Tarzan in the television series Tarzan: The Epic Adventures, is also presumed dead after a plane crash in Tennessee.
Do Gwen and David have children?
David has two children with Gwen and also has seven grandchildren by her two children, Michael Shamblin and Elizabeth Hannah.
Gwen’s daughter Elizabeth reportedly texted members of the Remnant church asking for prayers after the crash.
She said the plane had to crash “for a controlled, quick landing,” according to the outlet.
Hannah said the rest of her stepfather’s family were on the plane with other church leaders, including her own husband Brandon.
Michael Shamblin, Gwen’s other offspring, has four children with his wife Erin.
When will Gwen Shamblin: Starving for Salvation premiere?
Gwen Shamblin: Starving for Salvation premieres Saturday, February 4, 2023 on Lifetime at 8 p.m. EST.
The upcoming film follows the life of Gwen Shamblin, widely regarded as the controversial religious leader of the Remnant Fellowship Church, which founded the Weigh Down Workshop.
Gwen Shamblin’s role, played by veteran actress Jennifer Grey, details how she positioned herself as God’s prophetess preaching the virtues of being thin.
The film is directed by John L’Ecuyer.
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