Todd Tucker's mom Miss Sharon passed away on Tuesday Credit: Courtesy Todd Tucker

The Real Housewives of Atlanta star Todd Tucker's mom has died. Miss Sharon suffered a stroke on Monday, Dec. 1, according to Mail Online, and was rushed to the hospital, where she died the following day.

A devastated Tucker was in Atlanta when he received a call from New York, where his mother was, to inform him of the situation. His mother was reportedly unconscious when Tucker arrived at the hospital. She later slipped into a coma before passing away on Tuesday, Dec. 2.

The reality TV star took to Instagram shortly after her passing to express his extreme sadness at the loss of his mother, and to share a recent photo of the pair of them together.

"Today I lost my partner, my ride or die my best friend!" the grieving son captioned the photograph. "I don't know what to do? I'm lost! My heart hurts so much! She was a fighter, a warrior for her son! It was me and her against the world! She's in a better place!! Mom I love you to death! Rest in peace!"

Vivacious Miss Sharon was well known to RHOA fans for her unforgettable appearances on her son's show, not least the high-octane arguments she used to have with her daughter-in-law Kandi Burruss' mother Joyce.

But while the hilarious blow outs even featured during Tucker and Burruss' wedding spin-off (shown back in June of this year), the strength of Miss Sharon's love for her son was very evident.

Tucker's wife Burruss, took to Instagram herself yesterday to pay tribute to her husband’s late mom.

"Today has been a tough day. Our family has suffered a terrible loss," she wrote. "Sharon was the best mother in-law! She was fun, energetic, loving, & caring. I loved how she liked to get up & go all the time. She would get you in check one minute & give you a hug the next minute," she continued.

"She still had a young spirit. It's unbelievable that she's gone. I'm so sad for @todd167 because they were so close," Burruss added. "He talked to her every morning & all thru out the day, every day. It's hard losing people that you love but when it's out of the blue with no warning it just makes it that much harder. I'm still in shock."