BREAKING NEWS: Frankie Lons, the extraordinary mother of Keyshia Cole has passed away.
Today (July 19th) Keyshia Cole’s younger sister, Elite confirmed the sad news and took to IG to write, “Worse pain ever….to see my mama in a body bag on her birthday! My heart so f–kin broke.”
According to TMZ, they spoke to Keyshia Cole’s brother Sam and discovered Lons relapsed and overdosed at her home on Sunday while celebrating her birthday.
Last year, the singer shared that Lons has been struggling with drugs off and on had checked into rehab. Her family remained hopeful about her mom’s speedy recovery.
“Do you believe in the power of love?” Keyshia Come wrote alongside a photo of her next to her mom. “What about lack thereof? 50/50 There’s strength in knowing there’s something or someone you can always lean back on. Someone to catch u when u fall. I’ve been being strong for you, hoping I’ll get a chance to feel that feeling from you.”
Keyshia Cole discusses with Neffeteria
Her older sister, Neffeteria, hashed spoken publicly on the news yet. During Cole’s reality series on BET, Keyshia Cole and Lons discussed about her not being around, which Cole said, reasonably told her, “Some things happen out there in the streets and it scares a child, the thought,” Cole said.
“One day chicken the next day feathers. If I die today you’re going to move on and you’ve got to make it. You’ve got to live for Keyshia,” Lons replied. “You have to live for you and your family not nobody else. You don’t have to do nothin’ but die and pay taxes, but you have to move on if anything happens to me. At the end of the day you’ll see me later. Up there.”
She added, “I’m a be always where you can find me. Even when God calls me. A mother’s love will always protect you.”
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