ENTERTAINMENT - Posted on: 11th Jul. 2022 at 1:36AM
International TV host, Actress and Producer, Oprah Winfrey has announced the passing away of her dad, Mr Vernon Winfrey, at the age of 89 (1933-2022).

She made the announcement on her verified Instagram and Facebook Pages yesterday where she announced that she was at his bedside when he passed on.

Below is her statement :

"Less than a week ago we honored my father in his own backyard. My friend and gospel singer Wintley Phipps saluted him with song. He FELT the love and reveled in it until he could no longer speak. Yesterday with family surrounding his bedside I had the sacred honor of witnessing the man responsible for my life, take his last breath. We could feel Peace enter the room at his passing.

That Peace still abides. All is well. Thank you for your prayers and good thoughts. "
Vernon was said to have battled cancer until he lost it this weekend at the age of 89.

May his soul rest in peace.

Posted by: Emdee David

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