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.
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…..to 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