Keyshia Cole’s mom Frankie Lyons died in her Oakland home on her 61st birthday while celebrating and using. Her brother Tony reported her death to TMZ.
Frankie Lyons appeared in Keyshia Cole’s reality series “The Way it Is” in 2006. At the time she was about to be released from prison and was developing a relationship with Keyshia after giving her up as a baby for her to have a better life for adoption. Frankie was an endearing figure and a lot of fun to watch but at the same time she was deluged with a lot of dark baggage that often took a toll on her
Keyshia stated everytime her mother relapesed it broke her heart. Here the two are having a conversation about Keyshia’s fear of her mother dying.