MAMA June Shannon’s daughter Lauryn “Pumpkin” Efird has reunited with her estranged sister Anna Cardwell as their troubled reality TV mother remains missing in action.
In photos exclusively obtained by The Sun, Anna, also known as Chickadee, was seen visiting her younger sister after the birth of her twins, Stella and Sylus, in May.
A source close to the family said: “Anna has been over quite a bit lately, lending a hand with the twins and Bentley, while her daughters entertain Pumpkin’s oldest daughter, Ella.”
In one photo, Anna’s daughter Kaitlyn, 9, is seen enjoying a ride on an ATV with little Ella, 4.
Anna’s other daughter, Kylee Cardwell, 6, was present during the visit.
June’s eldest daughter has previously said she still has no relationship with her mother, despite the reunion at the baby shower last year.
The Sun exclusively revealed the first photos of the Pumpkin’s twins earlier this week.
MEET THE TWINS!
The 22-year-old Road to Redemption star gave birth via c-section to the babies on May 19 at a Georgia hospital, and in stunning photos, the happy new parents showed off their brood.
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Stella weighed in at 6lbs, 1oz and was born at 8:50 am, and Sylus followed one minute later, weighing 5lbs, 4oz.
Pumpkin revealed she and Josh were the only people allowed in the delivery room when the twins were born.
LOTS OF SUPPORT, BUT NO MAMA
In photos previously revealed by The Sun, June’s sister, Jo ‘Doe Doe’ Shannon, 51, was seen unpacking a trunk load of diapers, baby wipes and other supplies at Pumpkin’s home in Georgia.
Pumpkin’s sister Jessica “Chubbs” Shannon, 25, was seen helping take boxes from the back of the minivan into Pumpkin’s home while their doting aunt Doe Doe grabbed bags.
The reality star couple will certainly be able to put the baby supplies to good use with their now doubled brood.
Meanwhile, Pumpkin’s mother June, 42, is living in Alabama with her new boyfriend turned husband, Justin Stroud, 34, who she married after just eight months of dating, as The Sun first exclusively revealed.
As a source previously told The Sun, the young mom of four is furious with her mother June for allegedly not visiting her and the babies since she first met them at the hospital in May.
The source said: “June has not been by to see Pumpkin or the babies since they’ve been home.
“She hasn’t been to their house to check on her or try to help.”
But a source close to June defended the 42-year-old reality matriarch and said that she visited the babies along with her new husband Justin when they were born at the hospital via C-section.
The source also claimed June has plans to come to visit her daughter and four grandchildren soon.
PUMPKIN’S PLATE IS FULL
In Georgia court documents first obtained by The Sun, a judge awarded sole custody of Alana, 16, to her sister Pumpkin, away from their mother June, 42.
The young mother has been Alana’s legal guardian since August of 2019, following their mother’s downward spiral into drug addiction.
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In the final order issued in April 2022, the judge wrote that Pumpkin “has had guardianship of the minor child since April 29, 2019.
“It is in the best interest of the child that the plaintiff is awarded sole custody.”