Yvette Wilson one of the stars of “Moesha” died at the age of 48 yesterday after battling cervical cancer. She was suffering with Stage 4 cervical cancer and reports also revealed that Yvette was in need of a kidney transplant at the time of death.
She was a comedian and actress who played Andell Wilkerson through 5 seasons of the show Moesha and she played the same role in the spinoff “The Parkers.” She also appeared in Def Comedy Jam, House Party 3, Friday, and In Living Color.
Last month the blogsphere found out about Wilson’s struggle with the disease and a fundraising effort was started to help pay for her mounting medical bills. Reports are saying that at least $20,000 were raised.
Her passing was announced via Twitter by her best friend, “Moesha” co-star Shar Jackson and the finall tweet was this:
@SharJackson: I wanna thank all my tweeties for their prayers but god has chosen to take my sister Yvette home.
We send our condolences to the family.