Oprah’s Mother, Vernita Lee Has Passes Away At The Age Of 83

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A spokesperson for Oprah says that Vernita died on November 22nd in Milwaukee and a private service was already held.  We didn’t see much of Oprah’s mother but she did make an appearance on “The Oprah Winfrey Show” in 1990 where she got a makeover. 

Lee was a teenager when she gave birth to Winfrey in Mississippi in 1954. They moved to Milwaukee when Winfrey was 6 years old.