Pamela Hutchinson, a member of the American r’n’b group The Emotions, has died aged 61.
The Emotionos made an announcement on their official Facebook page, writing: “In loving memory, we are saddened to announce the passing of our sister, Pamela Rose Hutchinson, on Friday, September 18, 2020. Pam succumbed to health challenges that she'd been battling for several years. Now our beautiful sister will sing amongst the angels in heaven in perfect peace.
Pamela was the youngest sister to perform with the Chicago-hailing group, which also included Sheila, Wand and Jeanette Hutchinson among its varying line-ups.
In their statement, The Emotions also wrote: “During this time, the family kindly asks for fans and friends to respect our privacy. We appreciate all kind words, photos, and videos you may want to post for our beloved Pamela and of course your loving prayers. A life so beautifully lived deserves to be beautifully remembered. We love you, Pamela!”