Mother of GMA co-host Robin Roberts dies in Gulfport

September 4, 2012 in Education, Entertainment, National Entertainment, News, Obituaries, Statewide News, Top Stories

Lucimarian Tolliver Roberts, the mother of “Good Morning America” co-host Robin Roberts, has died a day after the anchor announced she was taking a medical leave for a bone marrow transplant.

The 88-year-old Roberts died in Gulfport, Miss., on Thursday night, Jeffrey W. Schneider, senior vice president of ABC News, said Friday.