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Ruthell "Bonnie" Wall James
January 14, 1938 ~ August 3, 2022 (age 84) 84 Years Old
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Ruthell Wall James, 84, resident of Boston, MA (native of Anderson, SC) went home to her heavenly father on August 3, 2022. She was born January 14, 1938, to the late John Henry Wall and Easter Cowan Wall.
Ruthell “Bonnie” Wall James was a loving, caring, and generous woman of God. She joined Mt. Moriah Baptist Church early in life but was very active in her local church Elliot Congregational Church of Roxbury in Boston, Massachusetts. She enjoyed spending time with her family, going to church, and being with her friends. She served her local church as the president and head of the usher board. She took great pride in her role. She worked at Northeastern University for 25+ years as a respected custodian. She was a woman of faith who understood the power of prayer. She loved to watch WWE wrestling, and her “shows”. She loved to laugh and enjoyed life to the fullest. She was well known for her since of fashion, always wearing heels, and kindness. Even though she is gone physically, our memories of her will always be alive in our hearts.
She is survived by her two sisters, Jonnie Mae Gambrell and Tommie (Eddie) White; one daughter Brenda Wall; three stepsons Jesse James, Richard James Jr., and Steven (Patricia) Holley all from Massachusetts; her loving three grandchildren, Natalie (Anthony) Wall, Marissa (Pedro) Walls, and Carissa (Richard) Reed; seven loving great grandchildren Jeremiah Wall, Saniyah Pond, Justice Reed, Malachi Reed, Paimay Pond, Nailah Pond, and Kamyla Pond; one loving great great grandchild Jordyn Wall; a special niece Crystal Wall, and a host of nieces and nephews and relatives.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard James; her daughter Cynthia Walls and four sisters, Carol James, Letha Anderson, Josephine Wall, and Doris Humphrey; and one brother, Johnny Claude Wall.
The funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, August 15, 2022 at Mt. Moriah Baptist Church. The interment will follow in the church cemetery. Public viewing Sunday from 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
The family is at the home of her granddaughter, Natalie Wall, 406 Brown Street, Anderson, SC.