Keyshia Cole’s Mother Dies from Overdose on Her Birthday

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Frankie Lons, best known for appearing in Cole’s various reality TV shows, reportedly succumbed to her years-long battle with addiction while celebrating her birthday.

Keyshia Cole’s mother, Frankie Lons, has passed away from an overdose after a long-fought battle with addiction, her family has confirmed to TMZ. She was 61.

Frankie Lons, was known by many for being the mother of famed R&B songstress Keyshia Cole, after appearing on Cole’s various reality TV shows. Becoming a fan favorite, Frankie wound up earning her own spin-off series entitled, Frankie & Neffe, alongside Cole’s sister Neffeteria Pugh.

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The death was first announced by Cole’s sister Elite Noel, who shared the news to her Instagram stories.

In a heartbreaking post, Elite Noel wrote that the passing of her mother is “the worst pain ever.” She wrote in the Instagram story, “worse pain ever… see my mama in a body bag on her birthday! My heart so f-ckin broke.”

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SOURCE: The Grio, Jared Alexander

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