Carol A. Abell

Carol A. Abell


Carol Ann Clingerman Sipes Abell, 71, of Frederick, Md., passed away Sunday, March 14, 2021 at Frederick Memorial Hospital.

Born September 8, 1949 in Artemas, Pa., she was the daughter of the late James Stewart Clingerman and Ethel Priscilla (Jerome) Clingerman.

In addition to her parents, she was proceeded in death by her first husband Ernest Junior Sipes; three brothers, Melvin Clingerman, Leroy Clingerman and Wayne Clingerman; four sisters, Alda Smith, Gladys Stotler, Pauline Boden and Deloris Plotner. Also proceeded in death by a special niece, Lisa Ann Johnson.

She is survived by her husband, Charles Kent Abell of Frederick, Md.; three children Virgil Sipes (Dee) of York, Pa., Tammy Stottlemyer and husband Scott of Sabillasville, Md., and Anthony Wolf and wife Sara of Hagerstown, Md.; one grandson, Aaron Stottlemyer (Melanie) of Waynesboro, Pa.; two sisters, Vada Shipe of Hedgesville, W.Va., and Leona Sipes of Hancock, Md., and several nieces and nephews.

She attended Hancock public school.

She enjoyed spending time with her family and watching wildlife with her dog, Little Man, by her side.

There will be no viewing.

A graveside service will be held Thursday, March 18, 2021 at 11 a.m. at Black Oak Cemetery, Warfordsburg, PA, with Pastor Richard Rutherford officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to J.L. Davis Funeral Home, 12525 Bradbury Ave. Smithsburg, MD, 21783 to help defray funeral expenses.

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