Robin Roberts' mother, Lucimarian Roberts, passes awayAdd to Favorites | Good Morning America
Lucimarian Tolliver Roberts passed away Thursday night at the age of 88. ABC News' Facebook page says Roberts got home "just in time to see her."
ABC News also says Lucimarian was the first African-American to head up Mississippi's board of education. She also collaborated with Robin on the book "My Story, My Song - Mother-Daughter Reflections on Life and Faith."