Cher’s mother, singer Georgia Holt, of ‘I Love Lucy,’ dead at 96

Cher’s mother Georgia Holt, a singer and actor, has died. she was 96

“Mom is gone,” Cher, 76, wrote on Twitter on Saturday evening. in September, Cher shared that Holt had “been sick off & on.”

“She just got out of (hospital),” the singer added. “She had pneumonia. She’s getting better.” Cher gave no other details Saturday, including a cause or exact date of death.

USA TODAY has reached out to a representative of Cher for further details.

In 2013, Holt was the subject of an hourlong Lifetime documentary, “Dear Mom, Love Cher,” which explored the family’s history in interviews with the matriarch, daughters Cher and Georganne LaPiere and Cher’s kids, Chaz Bono and Elijah Blue Allman, known professionally as P. Exeter Blue.

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