In memoriam. Legendary performer Traci Braxton has died after a personal most cancers battle. She was 50.
The Braxton Household Values star had spent the final yr in hospice amid her remedy for esophageal most cancers.
“Once I heard the information about my mom being sick very first thing she mentioned was I’m going to battle and beat this,” her son, Kevin Surratt Jr., captioned a Saturday, March 12, Instagram submit. “She fought to the top and immediately she’s at peace. I really like my mom perpetually and this hurts a lot however I’m at peace understanding she’s isn’t in ache anymore. I really like you ma I’m going to overlook you.”
Along with her husband of greater than 20 years, Kevin Surratt, and her 26-year-old son, the “Damaged Issues” songstress is survived by her sisters: Trina Braxton, Tamar Braxton, Toni Braxton and Towanda Braxton.
“It’s with the utmost remorse that we inform you of the passing of our sister, Traci,” an announcement on Toni’s official Fb web page learn. “For sure, she was a vibrant gentle, a beautiful daughter, a tremendous sister, a loving mom, spouse, grandmother and a revered performer. We’ll miss her dearly.”
The assertion continued: “Traci handed this morning because the snow was falling, our angel is now a snowflake. We ask that you just respect our privateness as we plan to ship her dwelling with love, celebrating her life. We’re household perpetually.”
Following lots of the sisters’ widespread music careers, they joined forces to share their lives on their Braxton Household Values actuality TV present. The collection debuted in April 2011 on WE TV.
“[The public] doesn’t assume [our family] stick[s] collectively. All people thinks that we hate on one another,” Traci completely informed Us Weekly in August 2018 about their sibling bond. “My mother and father didn’t consider in that. Particularly making an attempt to play one sibling in opposition to the opposite. We [weren’t] raised that approach. It’s all love.”
She continued: “Each household undergo some spats. It doesn’t even matter in the event you’re not even the closest household. You undergo some spats. However someway, a way, you at all times mend it proper again collectively.”
The WE TV collection aired for seven seasons, concluding in December 2020.
Traci additionally appeared along with her husband on the third season of Marriage Boot Camp. She was additionally an actress, with roles in The Christmas Lottery and Sinners Wished.