American singer and television personality Traci Braxton, who is the younger sister of Toni Braxton, loses battle to cancer at 50.
This was confirmed by her son Kevin Surrat Jr. on Instagram with this caption, “When I heard the news about my mother being sick, first thing she said was “I’m going to fight and beat this”, he wrote.
“She fought to the end and today she’s at peace. I love my mother forever and this hurts so much, but I’m at peace knowing she’s isn’t in pain anymore. I love you ma. I’m going to miss you.”
Her husband, Kevin Surratt in a statement also confirmed her death in a statement, saying, “We have come to a time where we must inform the public that after a year of privately undergoing a series of treatment for Esophageal cancer our beloved Traci Braxton has gone on to glory.”
A statement on behalf of the Braxton family added, “It is with the utmost regret that we inform you of the passing of our sister, Traci. Needless to say, she was a bright light, a wonderful daughter, an amazing sister, a loving mother, wife, grandmother, and a respected performer. We will miss her dearly.”
It was reported that Braxton’s sisters, mother and friends were by her side when she passed by her publicist Tomasina Perkins-Washington.
Braxton is survived by her husband, their son Kevin Jr., her siblings, and her mother.