Jamie Foxx additionally famous the occasions she joined him in his craft from dancing within the music video for his single “Blame It” to showing with him on the Grammys.
“Deondra you’ve gotten left A gap in my coronary heart… however I’ll fill it with the entire recollections that you simply gave me … I really like you with each ounce of me,” Jamie Foxx wrote. “Our household is shattered however we’ll put the items again collectively together with your love… and y’all please maintain my household in your prayers…”
Jamie Foxx additionally
wrote in his submit
that his sister was an envoy
for the Global Down
The group honored Dixon on its site in a post that famous “The World Down Syndrome Basis‘s highest honor, the Quincy Jones Distinctive Advocacy Award, was impressed by DeOndra and she or he was its first recipient. Quincy Jones himself launched us to DeOndra as one of the articulate, irrepressible, magnetic folks he had ever met.”
“Her mother and father, Annette and George Dixon, brother Jamie Foxx, sister Deidra Dixon, nieces Anelise and Corinne, expensive buddy Kim, and huge prolonged household are past consolable, and we ask that you simply assist us respect their privateness throughout this tough time,” the tribute learn. “For World, we now have misplaced our gifted, clever, feisty, lovely, sort, loving, caring, pure and giving coronary heart, DeOndra Dixon. Our Down syndrome neighborhood has misplaced a beacon of hope, a real chief, and position mannequin whose goal was to at all times assist others. She was a vibrant mild on this world of ours.”