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Rosie Elizabeth Sinclair

March 14, 1943 ~ December 31, 2018 (age 75)


March 14, 1943 - December 31, 2018

Rosie Elizabeth Sinclair, 75, passed away on Monday, December 31, 2018.  

Rosie Elizabeth Sinclair was born to Fred Johnson and Nancy Bernell Anderson on March 14, 1943.

Rosie attended Charlotte–Mecklenburg Public Schools.  She also took classes at Piedmont Community College.  Rosie worked for years with the Charlotte Board of Elections.  Other employment includes Delmar, Studios, Lance Parking Co., and a nursing assistant for several agencies in her latter years.

Rosie was a nanny for several families. The Gambles, one of the families she cared for, would continue to seek her out to be a part of family events over the years. 

Rosie’s favorite pastime activity was playing BINGO.  She would often travel around the state to large BINGO gatherings with friends and family. 

In her latter years, Rosie lived with Dementia and fought through depression with her family by her side. Family support helped her maneuver through that stage of her life.  Through it all, her children and grandchildren, continue to hold on to the fond memories, the care, and support she was to them over the years.  Family and friends in the Grier Heights Community hold special memories in their hearts of their relationship to Rosie.

She is preceded in death by her parents; two children, Edward Verdell and James, Jr.; six siblings, Fred, Jr., Ruth, Ted, Johnnie, James Arthur, and Jackie Lewis.  She leaves to cherish her memories three daughters, Rosie, Regina, and Tara; three sisters, Bobbye, Katie, and Jeannette.  Rosie also leaves her loving grandchildren, Ishedia, Dmere, Joe’e, Quinton, Britany, Isaac, Jerry, Taroline, and Taronda; 17 great-grandchildren, great great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends. James Sinclair, Rosie’s former husband, remained cordial and supportive to the family throughout.

A memorial service for Ms. Sinclair will be held at 11:00 AM, Tuesday, January 8, 2019, at Boston's Mortuary 4300 Statesville Road, Charlotte, North Carolina 28269.

The Family have entrusted arrangements to Boston's Mortuary.

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