Vernita Lee

May 2, 1935 – Nov 22, 2018 (Age 83)


May 2, 1935
November 22, 2018


Vernita Lee, Oprah Winfrey's mother, has died at the age of 83, according to multiple news sources. She died on Thanksgiving Day. For full obituary and coverage from, click here.

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I didn't knew Oprah Wifey mother personally but I am sorry to hear of her passing but I know the feeling because I lose my mother a couple of years ago and that isn't easy

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I know what it's like to lose a mother. May God continue to strengthen you and may your fondest memories keep your mother in your heart. Peace to You Oprah. May God bless Ms. Vernita's soul. ❤

RIP to the mom of one of the most historic, amazing, women of all time. Oprah is truly a blessing to the world and is extremely beloved.

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. Our prayers are with you and your family.

Please accept our deepest sympathies, Ma'ams and Sirs.


I want to extend my condolences to you and your family. My thoughts and prayers are with you. We look forward to a time when there will be no more tears, pains and death. May the God of peace comfort you during this time of loss deepest condolences to you and your family. You have been such an inspiration to me and I hope future happiness for you.