Thursday afternoon, Robin Roberts’ 88-year-old mother, Lucimarian Tolliver Roberts died. The Good Morning America anchor, who is battling her own health challenges, last day was Thursday.
Robin Roberts' Mother Circa 2005
Friday morning GMA co-anchor George Stephanopoulos made the announcement on air:
“Robin did make it [home to Mississippi], to say goodbye. Robin arrived home with her sister Sally Ann forging through flooded and blocked roads to be with her beloved Mother in time to see her.”
According to reports, Robin left GMA one day early, to be with her mother. Her mother appeared on the morning show several times. No further details have been yet released. [CNN, People]