CHARLOTTE Mrs. Nancy Chappell Council, 95, of Charlotte, passed away Monday, Oct. 28, 2019, at her home, surrounded by her family. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 2, at Wilkinson Funeral Home Chapel, 100 Branchview Dr. NE, in Concord, officiated by Pastor Tim Webster. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 3 to 5 p.m., following the service. Nancy was born June 6, 1924, in Jenkinsville, S.C., to the late Thompson and Martha Chappell. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Thurman F. Council; one brother; four sisters; and numerous in-laws. She is survived by and will be forever remembered by her daughters, Betsy Slaughter and husband, Glenn, Fran O'Connor and husband, Dennis, Cindy Ducharme; son, Bob Council and wife, Suzie; sister, Helen Crumpton; sister-in-law, Ann Council; grandchildren, Suzy, Missy, Casie, Jeffery, Chris, Robert, Kimberly, Jacqueline, Matthew; 10 great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews. Nancy was a 1957 charter member of Aldersgate United Methodist Church where she taught Sunday school, was the longtime organist, and served as UMW President. She also enjoyed volunteering with the Red Cross, Bethlehem Center, and The Methodist Home. Simply put, Nancy cared for her family, friends, church, community and everyone who entered her life. She lived life to the fullest for 95 years. Memorials may be made to Oasis Shriners, 604 Doug Mayes Place, Charlotte, NC 28262; or Susan G. Komen-Charlotte, 2316 Randolph Rd., Charlotte, NC 28207. Condolences may be left at www.wilkinsonfuneralhome.com. Wilkinson Funeral Home of Concord is serving the Council family.
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