David Tlale’s mother, Joyce Tlale passed away on Sunday in Vosloorus after falling ill for a short period.
The fashion designer confirmed the heart breaking news on his Social Media this Monday. He said it was with great sorrow that he had to announce this.
David posted “We remember Granny, as we affectionately called her, as a selfless, loving and supportive mother. May her soul rest in peace.”
David Tlale often said that his mother was one of his biggest supporters and even his muso. He often drew inspiration and strength from her.
In an interview he and his mother did with Drum, Tlale praised her. “My mother taught me such a lot… Today I’m a global brand because she taught me to always be appreciative of my humble beginnings.”
Fans and celebrities alike have offered their condolences and prayers to the grieving family at this time.