Gospel singers BeBe and CeCe Winans and Tamela Mann were the guest singers at Oprah Winfrey’s dad Vernon Winfrey homegoing celebration in Nashville on Thursday.
He taught me that the measure of a woman was to be able to wear respect as your primary garment, as your foundation
Tyler Perry, who was also in attendance spoke about the sorrow he felt at the loss of Mr. WInfrey.
The Bible says, “Honor thy father and thy mother, that thy days may be long, Deuteronomy 5:16.” That’s one of the first Bible verses I remember my father teaching and reiterating to me, and one I’ve tried to uphold my whole life.
The former Nashville councilman died last week after a battle with cancer and his famous daughter was right by his side.
“Sitting with my father as he took his last breaths, I was reminded that death is also a gift to the living., Oprah shared during the eulogy. All the goodness your loved one possessed is now yours to take in and pass on. It offers renewed purpose and direction, a path of growth through your grief.“