Oprah Winfrey'' s mother, Vernita Lee, dies at 83

Monday, Nov. 26, 2018|8:08 a.m.

MILWAUKEE– Oprah Winfrey’s mother, Vernita Lee, has actually passed away at the age of 83.

A Winfrey spokesperson on Monday released a statement saying Lee died at her Milwaukee home on Nov. 22. The spokeswoman says personal funeral services were held. No other details were supplied.

Lee was a teenager when she brought to life Winfrey in Mississippi in 1954. They relocated to Milwaukee when Winfrey was 6 years of ages.

Lee was included getting a transformation on “The Oprah Winfrey Show” in 1990.

Lee is also made it through by another daughter, Patricia Amanda, and four grandchildren. She was predeceased by a kid, Jeffrey, and by a daughter, Patricia.

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