Oprah’s Mother: Vernita Lee Passes Away at 83.

Condolences and prayers are being sent to Oprah as TMZ is reporting that her Mother, Vernita Lee, 83 has passed away.

Lee died in her home in Milwaukee on Thanksgiving Day, the family said Monday in a statement. Funeral services have already been held.

Lee is survived by Winfrey and another daughter, Patricia Amanda Faye Lee; grandchildren Alisha Hayes, Chrishaunda Lee Perez, Aquarius Lofton and Andre Brown; and great-grandchildren Jaxon Praise Perez, Chai Theresa Perez, Donovan Hayes and Trinity Hayes.

She is proceeded in death by two other children: Jeffrey Lee, who died in 1989, and Patricia Lee Lloyd, who died in 2003.
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