Oprah Winfrey’s Mother Vernita Lee Dead At 83

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Nov. 26 2018, Updated 5:02 p.m. ET

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Oprah Winfrey’s mother Vernita Lee passed away on Thanksgiving Day, November 22nd, at the age of 83 at her home in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Private funeral services for Vernita have already been held. She is survived by Oprah and Oprah's sister Patricia Amanda Faye Lee as well as several grandchildren and great grandchildren.

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