Oprah Winfreyconsidered the most famous television host in the United States, announced through her social networks the death from his dadVernon, and through a deep text he told how the moment was.
Vernon Winfrey, He was 89 years old, and he was a cancer patient, a disease that, over time, weakened him until he died. Nevertheless, Oprah managed to spend the last few weeks with his father in Nashville, where he cared for him, pampered him and said goodbye to him at the time of his death. death.
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Through a message published this July 9 on Instagram, the American driver commented that, during the night of the 8th of the same month, she witnessed the last breath of her father, who was surrounded by his family receiving love and company.
“Vernon Winfrey 1933-2022. Less than a week ago we honored my father in his own backyard. My friend and gospel singer Wintley Phipps greeted him with a song. He FELT the love and reveled until he could no longer speak”
“Yesterday, with the family surrounding his bed, I had the sacred honor of witnessing the man responsible for my life, take his last breath,” said Oprah Winfrey, after affirming that everyone could “feel the peace enter the room in his death ”.
Vernon dedicated his life to a famous barbershop in his community, but also served on the Nashville Metro Council for around 16 years, so the organization also shared a message sending condolences to the family.
“I offer my deepest condolences to the family of Vernon Winfrey. Vernon served on the Metro Council for 16 years and dedicated his life to entrepreneurship, barbering and mentoring youth in the community,” Nashville Mayor John Cooper tweeted. “An Army veteran and deacon , leave a legacy of service.”
In his last days of life, Vernon managed to be honored by his most beloved people, because a week ago, Oprah Winfrey held a meeting in the backyard of his house. “My father is sick and we wanted all his friends to come and celebrate while he can still receive the joy,” the presenter commented in a video that she recently published.
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