Jamie Foxx’s Younger Sister DeOndra Dixon Dies of Down Syndrome at 36

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Actor Jamie Foxx is mourning the death of his sister.

Prominent American actor Jamie Foxx‘s younger sister DeOndra Dixon has passed away at the age of 36.

The Oscar-winning actor confirmed the news in an Instagram post on Monday, October 26, 2020, along with pictures of the pair.

Actor Jamie Foxx is mourning the death of his sister, Dixon.

Foxx wrote that his sister, who had Down Syndrome, had “transitioned.”

The 52-year old said his “heart is shattered” in a moving tribute to her.

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,” excerpt from his post reads. 

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Dixon is said to have passed away on October 19, according to a source that informed PEOPLE.

She was born in Dallas, Texas to Foxx’s mother, Louise Annette , and his stepfather George on Sept. 6, 1984.

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