Frankie Lons, mother of R&B singer Keyshia Cole and star of reality series ‘Frankie & Neffie,’ has passed away.
Keyshia Cole’s sister, Elite Noel, announced the passing of their mother on Instagram.
A cause of death has not been made public. The exact timing of her death is unclear, but July 19 would’ve been her 61st birthday.
Update: According to Keyshia’s brother, Sam, Frankie overdosed at her Oakland home while celebrating her 61st birthday on Sunday. It appears she relapsed after a long battle with sobriety and took drugs while she was partying.