Cher’s mother, Georgia Holt, has died at the age of 96.
A representative of a music icon Pass confirmed to Fox News Digital.
The 76-year-old tweeted earlier Saturday night, “My mom is gone.”
Cher, who communicates frequently via Twitter, shared in September that her absence from the social platform was due to her mother’s battle with pneumonia.
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“Sorry I was Mia,” she wrote on Sept. 9.
“My mom was sick, she just got out of the hospital. She had pneumonia. She’s getting better.”
The Sadaqah singer has often posted about her mother, wishing her a happy birthday in June.
In November, Cher responded to a fan on Twitter, expressing her gratitude to her mother. “My mom is 96+ my sister and I have blessed her every 2nd day.”
Holt was also a singer-songwriter, and released a pre-recorded album in the 1980s, “Honky tonk woman,” in 2013. Cher appeared on the album with the song “I Just York Yesterday.”
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In 2013, Cher and Holt’s family life was explored in the documentary Dear Mom, Love Cher. Mother and daughter pressed together before the premiere.
In addition to to Cher, Holt left behind Georgene LaPierre, 71, whom she shares with her second husband, John Southall. She has two grandchildren, son Cher Chaz Bono and Elijah Blue Allman, known in the industry as B Exeter Blue.
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Throughout her life, Holt was married six times, twice to her first husband and Cher’s biological father, John Sarkissian. Both daughters were adopted by her third husband, Gilbert Hartmann-Lapeer.
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