Smriti Shriniwas Mandhana

Traci Braxton, a singer who was the sister of Toni and Tamar Braxton, has died, PEOPLE confirms. She was 50. 

Toni, 54, announced the news of her sister's death in a statement shared on Instagram Saturday.

utmost regret that we inform you of the passing of our sister

'We Are Family Forever'

Traci," she wrote alongside a black-and-white image of herself and her siblings.

"Needless to say, she was a bright light, a wonderful daughter, an amazing sister, a loving mother

wife, grandmother and a respected performe 

wife, grandmother and a respected performer. We will miss her dearly," Toni continued.