Legacy.com — Movie producer Tyler Perry says his mother, Willie Maxine Perry, has died. His mother was 64. Tyler Perry announced the news of the Tuesday death on his Web site, where he thanked fans for their prayers. He did not say where his mother died or anything about the cause. Obituary | Memorial Guestbook
After making publicity rounds with the movie Precious, Perry had announced via email to fans that he was taking the end of the year off.
PhotoBuzz: HOLLYWOOD: Actor Tyler Perry arrives with his mother Maxine(right) and Aunt Mayola at the Lionsgate Premiere Of ‘Madeas Family Reunion’ held at the Arclight Cinemas on February 21,2006 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images) Content © 2009 Getty Images All rights reserved.