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Kelly Rowland is dealing with a great loss. After celebrating the birth of her first child last month, the singer was met with sadder times this week due to the death of her mother, Doris Rowland Garrison.

Her mother died on Tuesday (Dec. 2) in Atlanta, Ga., a day after going into cardiac arrest, E! News reports. She was 66.

“It is with deep sadness that I announce the passing of my mother, Doris Rowland Garrison,” Kelly said in a statement, provided by her rep. “She was an incredible soul who made countless sacrifices so that I could become the woman -- and now mother -- I am today. We humbly appreciate all the love and support and only ask for privacy during this difficult time.”

Her mother’s death comes almost a month after Kelly and her husband Tim Witherspoon welcomed son Titan Jewell Witherspoon to the world on Nov. 4. Inspired by her new bundle of joy, just six days after his birth, Kelly recorded a lullaby dedicated to him. It’s great Kelly’s mom was able to meet her grandchild and share the special moment with her daughter.

Listen to Kelly Rowland's ‘Mommy’s Little Baby (A Lullaby):’

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