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Kerri-Anne Kennerley announces that her mother Grace has died aged 99

Kerri-Anne Kennerley announces that her mother Grace has died aged 99

Kerri-Anne Kennerley’s beloved mother Grace has passed away at age 99.

In an emotional Instagram post, Kerri-Anne, 67, announced that Grace died on Tuesday morning, just months before her 100th birthday.

‘This morning we lost our beautiful dancing queen, always elegant and graceful. She is now up there dancing with dad and John. We will always love you Mum,’ she wrote.

Farewell: Kerri-Anne Kennerley’s beloved mother Grace has passed away at age 99 (pictured together)

She accompanied the post with a video of Grace dancing to Meghan Trainor’s hit All About That Bass.  

A number of Kerri-Anne’s famous celebrity friends commented on the post with their condolences. 

‘So sorry to hear that. Sending love,’ wrote TV presenter Shelly Horton.

All smiles: Grace was just four months away from celebrating her 100th birthday

All smiles: Grace was just four months away from celebrating her 100th birthday

Sally Obermeder added: ‘Oh KAK. I am so so sorry. Her light shined so bright. Sending you so much love.’

‘But what a full dance card she enjoyed. Sending love to you and your sis. Xxx,’ Kylie Gillies commented. 

Kerri-Anne’s husband John died in February, aged 75, almost three years after a freak accident at a Coffs Harbour golf course in March 2016 left him a quadriplegic. 

'We will always love you Mum': In an emotional Instagram post, Kerri-Anne, 67, announced that Grace died on Tuesday morning

‘We will always love you Mum’: In an emotional Instagram post, Kerri-Anne, 67, announced that Grace died on Tuesday morning

The media personality often shared photos of Grace on her Instagram account to commemorate special occasions, like birthdays and Mother’s Day. 

Last September, she posted a video of Grace requesting a vodka and orange juice in bed.

‘Celebrating my fabulous mums 99th birthday today,’ she captioned it. 

Proud: The media personality often shared photos of Grace on her Instagram account to commemorate special occasions, like birthdays and Mother's Day

Proud: The media personality often shared photos of Grace on her Instagram account to commemorate special occasions, like birthdays and Mother’s Day

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