Jamie Foxx Mourns The Loss Of 36-Year-Old Sister DeOndra Dixon: 'My Heart Is Shattered'

Jamie Foxx is mourning the loss of his younger sister, DeOndra Dixon, after she passed away at the age of 36.

The actor took to social media to share the news with fans in a touching Instagram post which featured several beautiful photos of the two together.

Friends, family, and fans have been commenting messages of condolences during this incredibly difficult time.

Jamie Foxx's mother, Louise Annette Dixon, and his stepfather, George Dixon, welcomed DeOndra in September 1984.

In 2009, DeOndra was honored as the Global Down Syndrome Foundation’s first-ever Quincy Jones Exceptional Advocacy Award winner before becoming an ambassador for the organization just two years later.

DeOndra loved to dance, and accompanied Jamie on stage many times— including at the Grammys.

Now, the 52-year-old is paying tribute to his sister in an emotional Instagram post.

"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...," he began.

"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... "

He continued: "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... "

"Deondra you have left A hole in my heart... but I will fill it with all of the memories that you gave me ..."

He concluded: "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.."

Our thoughts are with DeOndra's family during this incredibly difficult time.

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