Shemar Moore brought three generations of families together, and fans are emotional about how he did it.
At the end of January Criminal Minds alum announced that he and girlfriend Jesiree Dizon welcomed a daughter named Frankie. He celebrated life’s milestone by visiting his late mother’s grave Marilynwho died in February 2020, with his own family.
Shemar later shared the heartfelt moment on Instagram. In a photo, the SWAT the actor held Frankie and wrapped an arm around his partner. The trio surrounded Marilyn’s resting place which was decorated with two red roses and a bottle of white wine.
“Shemar, Jesiree, Frankie and Grandma Marilyn’s spirit … ❤️🕊️🥰,” he captioned the Feb. 9 post. “Mom’s dream was for me to be a dad and give mom some grand babies…it took me a minute, but mom’s dream is now a reality!!”
He continued: “I accomplished a lot and experienced the good, the great, the light and the dark… but this I could not do on my own… Jesiree Dizon, we came back into each other’s lives and found love again and created a magical one [little] people together … I love and miss you everyday Grandma Marilyn ❤️🕊️ RIP 2/8/20.”
As soon as Shemar posted the sentimental pictures, Criminal Minds fans immediately flooded Shemar’s comments section with words of support.
“No doubt Grandma Marilyn held baby Frankie before she came into this world.❤️,” one person wrote on Instagram. “So happy for you all!! Grandma Marilyn is watching over you all!! 🙏🙏❤️❤️,” replied another. “So happy for you! Your mom knew what you needed! She’s yours [angel] 😇,” another user added.
While Shemar continues to remember his mom, he also makes sure to give people updates on his new dad life. That same day, he captured a sweet video of Frankie lying on his chest, along with a sweet father-daughter photo less than a week later.