Kelly Rowland is mourning the loss of her mother Doris Rowland Garrison, who passed away on Tuesday at the age of 66.
Doris died of cardiac arrest and would have celebrated her 67th birthday Saturday.
Doris had two children, Kelly and a son, Orlando.
Kelly commented on the death of her mother saying,
“It is with deep sadness that I announce the passing of my mother, Doris Rowland Garrison.”
“She was an incredible soul who made countless sacrifices so that I could become the woman – and now mother – I am today,” Rowland added. “We humbly appreciate all the love and support and only ask for privacy during this difficult time.”
Our condolences to @KELLYROWLAND + her family right now. She lost her mother last night. Details to follow. #RIP pic.twitter.com/FJTXwjxO3w
— BET (@BET) December 3, 2014
Kelly was close to her mother and shared a lot of special moments with her. Her mother was close by when Kelly gave birth to her first child, a little boy.
Rowland and her husband, Tim Weatherspoon welcomed the birth of their son on November 4.
Kelly adores being a mother and shares photos of her family on her Instagram page often.
Condolences to Kelly Rowland and her family on the loss of Doris. Hopefully she can focus on the happiness her husband and son bring her to help get her through this tough time.