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Mother of Oprah Winfrey passes away on Thanksgiving, family confirms

November 29, 2018

Friends, family and local relatives are mourning the passing of Vernita Lee — the mother of Oprah Winfrey. She was 83 years old. Oprah’s niece told TODAY’S TMJ4’s Carole Meekins that Lee passed away on Thanksgiving. Lee was known for her kindness, warmth and faith. She will be deeply missed by loved ones. A Winfrey… [Read More]