Ann Chaplin McNinch

February 11, 1935 – July 27, 2019

Ann Chaplin McNinch, 84, beloved wife and loving mother, died Saturday, July 27, 2019, at her home in Charlotte, NC.

She was born February 11, 1935, in Charlotte, NC to the late Saxby Chaplin and Elizabeth Mather Chaplin.

Ann was an avid reader and loved tending to flowers in her garden.  She was artistic and creative.  Ann was a thoughtful and loving friend, never forgetting a birthday or other special remembrance.  She inspired others with her warmth, grace, perseverance and quiet strength.  She was loved by everyone who met her.

Ann is survived by her daughter, Blair McNinch Duncan, of Winston Salem, NC, and son, Samuel S. “Bo” McNinch, IV (Gigi) of Mt. Pleasant, SC; grandchildren: Hunter and Merritt Duncan, Megan, Anna and Bryan McNinch; step-granddaughters, Landon Wehbe (Ramsey) and Ally Maguire (Tim); sister, Jeanne Rudisill; brother, Saxby Chaplin (Elizabeth); and brother-in-law, Jerry McNinch (Barbara).  She was preceded in death by husband, Samuel S. McNinch, III; sister, Betty Blythe; son-in-law, Bobby Duncan; sister-in-law, Sissy Fox (Buddy); and step-grandson, John Lacey.

A service to celebrate Ann’s life will be held at 1 pm on Friday, August 2, 2019, in the sanctuary of Myers Park United Methodist Church, 1501 Queens Road, Charlotte, NC with a reception following in the Parish Life Building at the Church.  Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Myers Park United Methodist Church, 1501 Queens Road, Charlotte, NC, 28207 or Hospice and Palliative Care Charlotte Region, 7845 Little Avenue, Charlotte, NC, 28226.

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Anna Jeffords

12 months ago

Ann was a dear, sweet, soul and everyone that knew her will notice her absence. She also gave us all a lesson in courage.

Colleen weiss

11 months ago

Your mother was a beautiful, graceful woman and a fierce warrior. We are all diminished by her passing.

Sarah Rich

11 months ago

Ann was a wonderful women and I was blessed to have known her. She will be missed. My thoughts and prayers are with all of her family during this challenging time.

Pete Marriott

11 months ago

Bo and family,

I am so sorry for your loss. Ann warm smile always was so welcoming when I saw her.

My prayers are with you in your loss.



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