Charlotte Ledford Nagel, 82 of Fayetteville, passed away Tuesday, September 24, 2019.
Charlotte was born October 15, 1936 to the late Robert Newton and Cora Moss Ledford of Durham, NC. She graduated from Durham High School in 1954. Charlotte then attended Peace College for two years before transferring to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she graduated in 1958 with a degree in Education. While at UNC, she became a member of Kappa Delta Sorority. In 1958 she met and married LT Joseph L. Nagel and began an interesting life as an Army wife and raising their two children. After many years living throughout the United States and abroad in countries including Thailand and Germany, Charlotte returned to Fayetteville where she remained with her husband near family and friends for over 30 years. She was known for her cooking and southern charm. Many who knew her lovingly referred to her as “Miss Charlotte”.
Mrs. Nagel was preceded in death by her son, LTC (retired) Joseph Robert Nagel; daughter-in-law, Kathy Nagel and brother-in-law, A. Maxwell Ruppe, Sr.
She is survived by her husband, Brigadier General (retired) Joseph L. Nagel; daughter, Melanie Monchick and her husband, Dr. Randy Monchick, granddaughter, Mandelyn Monchick; sister, Ruth Ledford Ruppe; brother and sister in-law, William and Barbara Nagel and brother in-law, David Nagel along with many nieces, nephews, their spouses and “grand-nieces and grand-nephews”.
A Memorial Mass will be held for Charlotte at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Fayetteville, NC at 12 noon on October 5, 2019. The family will receive visitors at the church an hour prior to the Mass.
A special thanks goes to the wonderful care team who loved and supported her in her final years, especially Susan Haycraft, Marina Allen, Marcia Harvey and the compassionate staffs at Cape Fear Valley Hospice and Home Instead Senior Care.
In lieu of flowers, those who wish to offer a remembrance, please consider donating to the St Patrick Church Building Fund, The CARE Clinic, Fayetteville Area Habitat for Humanity or a charity of your choice.
Funeral arrangements by Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home, 545 Ramsey St., Fayetteville, NC. Online condolences may be made at www.jerniganwarren.com
St. Patrick Catholic Church
2844 Village Dr., Fayetteville NC 28304
The Care Clinic
239 Robeson St., Fayetteville NC 28301
Habitat for Humanity (Fayetteville Area)
310 Green St. # 204, Fayetteville NC 28301