Tyrese Gibson is mourning the loss of his mother Priscilla Murray, who died on Monday after being hospitalized with COVID-19 and pneumonia last week.
“On behalf of my family and everyone who ever spent anytime praying for my mother This is the saddest moment of my life………. My sweet Valentine just passed away…..” Gibson, 43, captioned a heartbreaking video of himself holding his mom’s hand in her hospital bed while crying.
“May the lord Jesus Christ and his angels open the doors of heavens and embrace her………. We as a family are broken and just can’t believe this……. May the lord Jesus Christ honor your walk with him and embrace you into the heavens…….” he continued.
“From here on I ask that you HOLD MY HAND MOTHER and never let my hand go………. Like you held my hand as a child and a teen never let my hand go mother…..” concluded Gibson, who is the youngest of four siblings in his family.
The Transformers: Dark of the Moon alum also gave thanks to legendary jazz artist Kenny G, who played “Forever in Love” during an Instagram Live for Gibson and his mom while in the hospital.
“Dear @kennyg I will never ever forget what you did for our beloved mother you sent her into the heavens with the perfect melody……….” he wrote. “I am going to watch this clip over and over and remember that you sent her into the heavens on the sweetest Melodies….”
The Fast and Furious star had been keeping fans updated on his mom’s condition and her progress ever since he first shared that she was admitted to the hospital, posting multiple updates and asking for prayers and well wishes.
“My mother is in a coma, in ICU, with Pneumonia and she caught Covid they got her so sedated she can’t breathe or even eat on her own,” he explained in an Instagram post on Feb. 7. “This has been going on all week I haven’t posted [I’m doing it this time cause I feel helpless this is my cry for help.”
“Please guys praise you pray and even write out the prayers in the comments so that me and my family can read and be encouraged,” Gibson said. “I feel helpless and need my prayer warriors to cover my mother please please keep her father God she’s got so much more to do…”
Tyrese and his family are in our prayers.
View this post on Instagram