Margaret Waltrip, the mother of former NASCAR Cup Series drivers Darrell, a Franklin resident, and Michael died Wednesday morning, the family announced on social media. She was 90.
"Mom went home to be with Jesus this morning, we had her for 90 wonderful years, we were all there this morning, thanks for your prayers," Darrell Waltrip tweeted.
Margaret Waltrip was born in Owensboro, Ky.
Darrell Waltrip was named one of NASCAR's 50 greatest drivers of all time in 1998. He is in the NASCAR Hall of Fame and now an analyst for Fox Sports.
Michael Waltrip is a two-time Daytona 500 winner and also an analyst for Fox Sports.
Margaret Waltrip's third son, Bobby, died in 2014.
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Darrell, Michael Waltrip's Mother passes away https://twitter.com/MW55/status/885128624831115265
— Michael Waltrip (@MW55) July 12, 2017