Oprah Winfrey’s Mother, Vernita Lee, Died On Thanksgiving Day

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Oprah Winfrey shared a loving tribute to her mom Vernita Lee, who handed away final week on Thanksgiving Day. Lee was 84 and handed at her Milwaukee, Wisc. dwelling.

“Thank you all to your variety phrases and condolences concerning my mom Vernita Lee’s passing. It offers our household nice consolation figuring out she lived a superb life and is now at Peace,” Winfrey, 64, wrote in a caption for a household picture which featured Lee surrounded by household and associates that was posted on Monday (Nov. 26).

According to PEOPLE, Lee was laid to relaxation throughout a personal weekend ceremony.

Along with Winfrey, Lee is survived by one other daughter. Lee’s two different kids, a son and daughter, died in 1989 and 2003 respectively. The outlet added that Winfrey was capable of place each her dad and mom on retirement on the again of the success of The Oprah Winfrey Show and supplied each consolation she might for them.

Lee, a former housekeeper, lived the remainder of her final years in Wisconsin.

Our condolences to Oprah Winfrey and to those that knew and beloved Ms. Vernita Lee.

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