Dixon passed away on Monday, Oct. 19.
Jamie Foxx, 52, announced the death of his younger sister ‘DeOndra Dixon’, 36, on his Instagram account.
The American actor whose real name is ‘Eric Marlon Bishop’ posted a series of pictures and wrote an emotional caption; ” My heart is shattered into a million pieces… my beautiful loving sister Deondra has transitioned… I say transitioned because she will always be alive… anyone who knew my sis… knew that she was a bright light… I can’t tell you how many times we have had parties at the house where she has got on the dance floor and stolen the show…”
”even gave her boyfriend @chrisbrownofficial a run for his money… well I know she is in heaven now dancing with her wings on…tho my pain is unbelievable I smile when I think of all of the great memories that she left me… my family… and her friends… from dancing in the blame it video… to Dancing on the Grammys… And becoming The ambassador to @globaldownsyndrome… from sliding down my stairs with a grin as wide as the rio grand… to serenading us with all of her music… ” he continued.
He ended the lengthy caption by keeping her in his prayers; ”Deondra you have left A hole in my heart… but I will fill it with all of the memories that you gave me … I love you with every ounce of me… our family is shattered but we will put the pieces back together with your love… and y’all please keep my family in your prayers…”
Foxx revealed in the comment that his baby sister was an ambassador for the Global Down Syndrome Foundation, who also remembered her on Instagram and wrote ‘Devastated for DeOndra’s family, devastated for our community, devastated at Global. She will ALWAYS be remembered. Read Global’s loving tribute to DeOndra with the link in our bio.’
Many celebrities also mourned the death of the 36 years old, including Snoop Dogg, Michael B. Jordan and Yara Shahidi.