"Moesha" Star Yvette Wilson Dead at 48

6/15/2012 6:10 AM PDT

Yvette Wilson Dead -- 'Moesha' Star Dies from Cervical Cancer

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Yvette Wilson, one of the stars of "Moesha" ... died at the age of 48 yesterday after battling cervical cancer, TMZ has confirmed.

Wilson, played Moesha's friend Andell Wilkerson through 5 seasons of the hit show -- and she played the same role in the spinoff "The Parkers." 

Wilson's cancer was Stage 4 when she passed away.

Her "Moesha" co-star Shar Jackson tweeted, "F*ck Cancer!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Oh God. My heart is soooo unbelievably broken. I wanna thank all my tweeties for their prayers but God has chosen to take my sister Yvette home."