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Gertrude James-Chinnery Dies at 93

Gertrude James-Chinnery Gertrude James-Chinnery of Hennepin, Minn. died on Oct. 11. She was 93 years old.
She is survived by her brother, Otto A. James Sr.; nieces: Faye Abdullah-Boschulte (Minn.), Erna James-Lynch (St. Thomas), Magnolia Fitzgerald, Grete James-Garcia, Laurel James-Hecker, Jennifer Njoya (Cameroon), Valarie James, Renee Powell-Matta (Minn.), Rudine Powell-Williams (Minn.), Claudia James-Hessing (Fla.) and Gertrude James-Allen (Ga.), Anna James, Juliet James, Judith James (S.C.), Esther James, Sherlene James-Jones (N.J.), Odetta James-Simnons (Ga.) and Samantha James-Holliday (Ga.); nephews: Arthur C. “Butchie” Petersen Jr., Ivan Gateword “Canito” James (Fla.), Gustav A. James, Wayne A. G. James, Otto A. James Jr. (Fla.), Deron A. James (N.Y.), Jason James, Olando James (Calif.), Donray Rayson (Calif.), Ivan B. James, Jr. (Fla.), Raph James, Elmo James, Anthony James, Ricardo Doward, Taj James, Ivan I James, Kai Otto James, Deron A. James (N.Y.), Winfield G. James (Ga.), Kevin I. G. James, Carl Michael James (S.D.), Hugh James (Minn.) and Halvor James (Okla.).
She is also survived by great nieces: Robin Boschulte (Minn.), Josephine Urgent, Ruby Urgent, Kim Urgent, Amandi C.V. Petersen, Desiree James, Ryneese James, Tamaura Evans, London James, Chantel James, Savannah A. James, Soujourn James, Yukia James, Nichole James, Rainia Thomas, Shainia Thomas-Jarvis, Reanell Thomas-Vallarde, Shamara Payne-Richards, Melanie Allen, Jaynae Edney, Tinejah Hannah-Prospero, Kheya James, Shayna Jones, Briana Jones, Indica Doward, Luanda Garcia, Sharifa Garcia, Vinya Lynch-Agbor, Tracy Lynch-Bhola, Sharifa Garcia, Layla Hecker-Thompson, Dominique James, Kennedy James, Oceana James, Mikhala James, Ciara James, Ashanti James, Aaliyah James, Stenee Matta, Erica Williams, Elise Williams, Eriel Williams, Mandella Williams, Tamika James, Malika James, Zalika James, Joy James, Annelys Hessing, Alyssa Hessing, Maritza James, Isabella Allen, Tiffany Batista, Mirando Holliday, Jountrell Miller, Derryn A. James, Ebony James and Michelle James.
Other survivors include great nephews: Ronaldo Boschulte, Ralph James Jr., Hugh James, Ray-El James, Devin James, Orlando James, Roan A. James, Mylon Allen, Elmer “Brinx” James, Jaynae Edney, Kahiem Hannah, Tristian Hannah, Hanife James, Kai Otto James, Jr., Karlton S. James, William D. James, Matthew D. James, Khalfani Garcia, Gustavo Garcia, Kwame Garcia Jr., Cambridge James, Nkosi James, Jelani James, Nassor James, Chinua John-Baptiste, Faisal Umaru, Nile James, Khalil James, Carl M. James Jr., Ivan I. James Jr., Jamez Powell, Joshua Powell, Johnathan Powell, Jeremy Matta, Ethan Williams, Ean Williams, Lateef James, Kaleaf James, Jahkil James, Joshua James, Reiner Hessing, Mark James, Markell Holliday, Kia A. James and Zion James; sisters-in-law: Evelyn Messer-James, Eunella James (Calif.) and Iris James.
More survivors include special cousins: Dorothy Urgent-Jensen (Fla.), Diane Jensen-Williams, Hugh Jensen, Ruby Urgent-Spann, Helen Spann, Maria James-Concepcion (P.R.), Perfecta James (P.R.), Ana James (P.R.), William James (P.R.), Arthur “Scorge” Urgent, Arthur Urgent Sr. (S.C.), Myra Gardine-Jackson (Fla.), [Anita Microsoft® Translator], James Gordon-Plaskett ,Coreen Gardine (Va.), Henrietta Hogan (N.J.), Sadie Hogan (N.J.), Gertrude Edney-Isle, Genèvieve Edney, Jean Edney-Canton and Claudia Edney-Merrick; and special friends: Leslie Milliner (Ga.), Olivia Hinds-Henry, Patricia Williams, Reverend Thelma Youngblood, Arthur Chinnery (St. Thomas), Claude Simmonds, Ernestine Gittens, Mable Abel-Bennerson, Lena Abel-Schulterbrandt, Rita McFarlane-Spain, James Sealey, Eleanor Sealey, Qwendolyn Lucas, Estelle McIntosh, Leslie L. Hedman (Calif.), Irene Hedman (Calif.), the Edney family, the Gardine family, the Messer family, the James family and the Urgent family.
The viewing will be held at 10 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 24, at St. Patrick Catholic Church. Interment will be at Frederiksted Cemetery. Professional funeral services are entrusted to James Memorial Funeral Home Inc.

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