Allen Luther Nibbs Dies

Allen Luther Nibbs died Sept. 7 on St. Thomas at the age of 61.

He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Chinnery Nibbs; daughters: Destini and Simfoni Marie Nibbs; brothers: Louis Penn Sr., Wendell Nibbs Jr. and Destin Nibbs; sisters: Janis Penn Callender, Ulla Mae Frett, Yvonne and Lorraine Nibbs, Maureen Nibbs-Harris, Jennifer and Marita Nibbs, and Janelle Nibbs-Young; aunts: Evan Mitchell, Nydia Lettsome, Enid Lettsome, Manulita Lettsome and Evelyn Nibbs; and uncles: Clarence Mitchell, Arnold Lettsome and Wenford Nibbs.

He is also survived by sisters-in-law: Susan Penn, Alexia, Carol and Jacklyn Chinnery, Jaslyn Chinnery Lewis, and Cherilyn Browne; brothers-in-law: William Harris, Wayne, Carl, Yelmo Jr., Louis, Carlos and Elvicto Chinnery, Nolle Barzey, Wilbert Browne and Rochester Lewis II; and nephews: Louis Penn Jr., Lucien and Lorne Penn Sr., Marco and Morgan Callender, Leonard Frett Jr., Leon and Leo Frett, Samuel Manja Jr., Abraham Sumler, Joshua and Joseph Watts, Hakkeem Harris, Alex and Jordan Joseph, Dale Nibbs Jr. and Jehoshua Evans.

Other survivors include nieces: Dr. Monique Callender Wiggins, Dr. Malori Callender, Kisha Monsanto Johnson, Kema Monsanto Carty, Rebecca Casmir, Anna Sumler, Jasmine and Joan Watts, Shakkaa Bell, and Olaundra Nibbs; mother-in-law, Eliza Chinnery; special cousins: Earl and Wayne Anderson, Eslyn Nibbs and Scotty Benjamin; honorary granddaughter, Kemayah Lewis; his beloved dog, Halla Marie Nibbs; and many other family and friends too numerous to mention.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the first and only viewing from 9-10 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 2, at Turnbull’s Funeral Home and Crematory Services, followed by funeral services at 10 a.m. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and public health mandates, masks or facial coverings must be worn at all gatherings. Allen’s tributes can be sent to [email protected].