Oprah Winfrey’s Mother Passes At 83: “She Lived A Good Life”
… read before the age of three and took her to the local church, where she was nicknamed “The Preacher” for her ability to recite Bible verses.
On Monday, November 26, 2018, four days after Lee transitioned in her home in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on Thanksgiving, Winfrey, 64, shared a sweet family photo with her mother and thanked fans for their support and sympathy.
“Thank you all for your kind words and condolences regarding my mother Vernita Lee’s passing. It gives our family great comfort knowing she lived a good life and is now at peace,” Winfrey wrote.
“[I wanted] to take care of them and to provide for them and to make sure that they never had to want for anything as they tried to do for me,” the mogul said.