“Thank you for all your sweet words and condolences about the death of my mother, Vernita” wrote Oprah in the picture, to which Vernita with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren to see. Oprah came in 2010 behind that they have a younger half sister that her mother put up for adoption had abandoned shortly after her birth. Her other half-sister and half-brother are deceased.
Oprah has always been open about the relationship with her mother, who for a time has been difficult. The presenter grew alternately with her grandmother, father and mother. Later on, Oprah and Vernita a better relationship. In 2012, the producer on Mother’s day with a photo of themselves with Vernita, where she wrote: “A thank you to my mother, Vernita Lee, who gave me as good as they could have raised.”