Its a sad day for Texas born Academy Award winning Actor, singer and comedian Jamie Foxx and his family as the superstar shared the heartbreaking news of the passing of his sister.

According to CNN, Foxx's 36 year old sister Deondra Dixon passed away. He shared the unfortunate news on his official Instagram account on Monday.


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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... 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... 💔💔💔

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In his lengthy post about his sister, Foxx shared photos of their life together and mentioned that she was an ambassador for the Global Down Syndrome Foundation and a big fan of music star Chris Brown.

The Global Down Syndrome Foundation posted a tribute to Dixon on their website which you can read here.