Miss Ethel suffered a stroke and later died after being attacked in her home.
In the Showtime series “The Chi,” Miss Ethel, portrayed by actress LaDonna Tittle, is the grandmother of character Ronnie Davis. In the show’s second season, she becomes a victim of a brutal home invasion, which leads to her suffering a stroke. This incident significantly impacts Ronnie and serves as a pivotal point in his character development. Despite initially surviving the attack and the stroke, Miss Ethel’s health continues to decline. In the third season, her condition worsens, and she eventually passes away, leaving a profound effect on Ronnie and the community she was a part of. Her character is remembered for her wisdom and the love she had for her family, and her death marks a somber moment in the series.