Oprah Winfrey's mother Vernita Lee has died at the age of 83, family have confirmed.
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"Born May 2, 1935, she is survived by her daughters Oprah Winfrey and Patricia Amanda Faye Lee, grandchildren Alisha Hayes, Chrishaunda Lee Perez, Aquarius Lofton and Andre Brown and great grandchildren Jaxon Praise Perez, Chai Theresa Perez, Donovan Hayes and Trinity Hayes," the official statement reads.
"She was predeceased by son Jeffrey Lee (1960-1989) and daughter Patricia Lee Lloyd (1959-2003)."
The family also tells GMA that "private funeral services have been held" and any memorial donations in her name should be made to Feeding America, a national non-profit organization than runs a network of dozens of food banks across the U.S.
Winfrey hasn't commented herself on social media about the loss, but did give fans a look inside her holiday festivities last week.