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Justina P. Edney Rawlins Dies

Justina P. Edney Rawlins, also known as “Red,” of Estate Sion Farm died on May 18.

She is survived by her children: Andreita “Ning” Hansen, Debra Hansen, Rodney Hansen, Ingrid Rissing, Dorrette Tutein-Littleton, Justina “Muffy” Tuetin, Kenneth “Saacko” Jackson and Edwin “Idio” Francis; and grandchildren: Richard Johnson, Phillip “Andre” Howard, Antoine “Ackie” Howard, Latoya Lopez, Natina Bates, Brenna Bates, Romani Hansen, Michael Wright, Thomas Wyatt, Courtney Jones, Johnathon “John” Coston, Julisa Alvarez, Carlos “Papa” Alavarez, Kamoi Jackson-Hackshaw, Tisha Jackson, Tacuma Francis, Tawasi Francis, Ibia Francis Orande Francis, Ibrahim Francis, Dexedus Francis, Kibebe Francis, Ideola Francis, Suma Francis and Ifama Francis.

She is also survived by great-grandchildren: Ty’Byas “Puda” Johnson, Amani Johnson, De’Quaide Lopez, Quayden O’ Daniel, Nadia Barnes, Geovanni Beliard, Kye Hernandez, Ilora Titi, Imari Titi, Zuri, Fergus and Ava Coston; sister, Laurelleen E. Knight; stepchildren: Adelisa Peterson, Juanita “Crystal” Rawlins-Monsanto and Lynette Rawlins; son-in-law, Rodney Littleton; daughter-in-law, Raquel Parris-Francis; and granddaughters-in-law: Lucy Howard and La’Rhonda Johnson.

She is also survived by nieces/nephews: Glenda Edney, Donna Edney, Victor “Fish” Edney, Beverly Edney, Annie Edney, Henry Milligan Sr., Marcia Milligan, Germaine Milligan, Marjorie Milligan, Florette Milligan, Granville “Jego” Milligan, Kenneth “Saacko” Jackson, Laverne Prince, Edwin “Idio” Francis, Florencia Horsford, Ray Anthony Plaskett, Henry “Lasiba” Knight, Cleone Ivy Knight, Vicky Knight-Magras, Kathleen Knight, Masai Henry, Michelle Branch, Richard Branch, Maren Branch, Magella “Savida” Milligan, Kenneth Milligan, Raymond Milligan, Delorette Johannes and Sylvenita Brooks.

She is also survived by children appointed by Jehovah God: Theresa Anduze-Parris, Carla Scott, Norma Hassell, Kean John, Raymond J. Williams, Natasha Harrigan and Troy Harrigan; adopted sisters: Grace Henry, Gerda Tutein and Carmen Benitez Williams-Andrews; brother-in-law, Henry “Jopo” Knight Sr.; and godchildren: Cleone Ivy Knight, Liz Combie, Theresa Wyatt, Thomas Wyatt, Randall “Pate” James, Emile Daniel, Warren Henry Sr., Robert Henry Sr., Valencia Henry and Tyrone Williams.

Other survivors include close relatives/friends: Cynthia Peters-Karey, Axelina Plaskett, Josephine B. Hector, Albert and Maria Schuster, Burton Edney, Claudette Edney-King, Luz A. James, children of Ena Folkes-Milligan, Avilda Branch, Glenwood Henry, Magdalene Edney, Alexandrine Barbel-Petersen, Rodney “Tal” Edney, children of Sylvia Folkes, Bradley and Patricia Wilson-Christian, Yvonne Liburd, Ann H. Doute, Elder R. Philip, Brother Oliver Morton, Sister Jennifer Morton, Raymond Joseph, Pastor Wynfield Ambrose, Sister Agatha Louis, Brother Frederick Louis, Sister Agnes Jackson, Carlos “Rookie” Alvarez, Florence Jackson-Gordon, Sonia John and family, the Hope SDA Church congregation, Hewlett “Conrad” Joseph, Arnold Simmonds, Jennifer Logie, the staff at Charles Harwood Hospital, the staff at Juan L. Luis Hospital; the Brannigan, Edney, Petersen, Williams, Hatchett, Wells, Peters, Heyliger, James, Tutein, Hansen, Rissing, Henry and Milligan families; as well as other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.

Tributes will take place at 9:30 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, June 12, at Christiansted Seventh-day Adventist Church. Interment will be at Christiansted Cemetery.

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