By The Associated Press

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Oprah Winfrey’s mother, Vernita Lee, has died at the age of 83.

A Winfrey spokeswoman on Monday issued a statement saying Lee died at her Milwaukee home on Nov. 22. The spokeswoman says private funeral services were held. No other details were provided.

This image released by Harpo Inc. shows media mogul Oprah Winfrey, right, with her mother Vermita Lee. A Winfrey spokeswoman issued a statement, Monday, Nov. 26, 2018, saying Lee died at her Milwaukee home on Nov. 22. She was 83. (George Burns/Harpo Inc. via AP)

Lee was a teenager when she gave birth to Winfrey in Mississippi in 1954. They moved to Milwaukee when Winfrey was 6-years-old.

Lee was featured getting a makeover on “The Oprah Winfrey Show” in 1990.

Lee is also survived by another daughter, Patricia Amanda, and four grandchildren. She was predeceased by a son, Jeffrey, and by a daughter, Patricia.