Dec. 5 (UPI) -- Pop music icon Elton John announced via Twitter his mother Sheila Farebrother has died at the age of 92.
"So sad to say that my mother passed away this morning. I only saw her last Monday and I am in shock. Travel safe Mum. Thank you for everything. I will miss you so much," John tweeted Monday, along with a photo of him and Farebrother smiling together.