Former miss universe Jennifer Hawkins took to social media on Sunday afternoon to pay tribute to her late grandmother Ruth after the ninety-year-old passed away. "We love you, nan! You were one of the strongest women I knew, right until the end," she shared with her 863k Instagram followers.
"You lived a full life for over 90 years and will be missed dearly. Rest In Peace❤️ (I have many photos but this one is my fave, it shows nan’s cheeky spirit!✨)"
Jennifer's Australia's Next Top Model co-stars were among the well-wishers sending messages of love and support. Megan Gale wrote: A beautiful tribute sending love to you and your family."
Fashion designer Alex Perry commented: "Our grandparents and parents make us who we are, sending big love to you and your family sweetheart... your beautiful cheeky nan is smiling down on you always. 😞🖤"
While Rebecca Judd commented: "Thinking of you hun x"
Nikki Phillips: "Sending much love. ❤️"
Fashion designer Toni Maticevski: "❤️❤️❤️ Sending love Jen. Xx"
Singer Rikki-Lee: "💘💘💘💘💘"
The J Bronze founder often shares heart-warming photos alongside her extended family and husband Jake Wall. Smiling here with her mum Gail, the Syndey-based star wrote: "Jussst hangin with my fam.☀️☀️☺️ Love yas x"
In an interview with InStyle Australia last year, Jennifer opened up balancing a busy schedule with her evergrowing list of work commitments. The Syndey-based star revealed: "J Bronze has two new products coming out and our tequila brand Session is launching in America. We’ve been to Mexico recently where our distillery is and Jake is so busy with J Group – that’s his business. They just won a master builder award and I’m so proud of him."
Continuing: "It’s so nice to have him do his thing and to be a partner and go home and make get to have dinner ready. I’m really into cooking at the moment and I never use to be - my signature dishes are stir-frys and tacos."