"Very sad news . Louis I love you mate and I'm / all of us are here for you all the way . You're (sic) mum was an incredible person . Thinking of you and your family .love from my family to yours.." Niall Horan sends his love to his One Direction bandmate Louis Tomlinson, who is mourning the death of his mother. Johannah Deakin, 43, died in the early hours of Wednesday morning (07Dec16) following a battle with a "very aggressive" form of leukaemia. The news was made public on Friday (09Dec16).