Frankie Lons, the Biological Mother and Reality of Keyshia Cole TV Star, Dies at 61

Francine “Frankie” Lons, the biological mother of R&B singer Keyshia Cole and best known for her appearances in Cole’s BET reality series “Keyshia Cole: The Way It Is”, died Sunday at the age of 60

Lons’s daughter Elite Noel confirmed the news on Instagram, telling in a story she faced the “worst pain she’s ever had – to see my mom in a body bag on her birthday”

TMZ, which first reported on Lons’ death, said he had died of an overdose, citing her son, Sam. He had repeated struggles with substance abuse.

Lons granted Keyshia Cole for adoption. reunited after Cole became an adult. She became famous nationally during “The Way It Is”, which ran on BET from 2006-2008 and then starred in a spinoff series, “Frankie & Neffe”, in 2009.

“We are saddened to hear of the death of BET Frankie Lons. Our viewers first had to meet her in “Keyshia Cole: All In” as the birth mother of Keyshia Cole and in many other unwritten works, such as “Keyshia Cole: My New Life” and “Frankie & Neffe” “BET said in a statement on Monday. “Viewers also go to see firsthand Frankie’s trials and tribulations as she battles addiction and as she tries to repair her relationship with her daughters. Frankie was a resilient woman, mom and friend with so much to offer and many will miss her. Our thoughts and prayers go to Keyshia, Neffe and family during this difficult time. “

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