Oprah Winfrey expressed her appreciation to those who comforted her family following the death of her mother, Vernita Lee.
Lee died at her Milwaukee home on Thanksgiving Day, her family announced Monday. She was 83.
“Thank you all for your kind words and condolences regarding my mother Vernita Lee’s passing,” Winfrey wrote on Instagram. “It gives our family great comfort knowing she lived a good life and is now at Peace.”
The media mogul’s tribute was accompanied by picture of family members, including Oprah and her longtime partner Stedman Graham Jr., surrounding the matriarch.