Grace L. Sipes

Grace L. Sipes


Grace Louise Sipes, 90, of Berkeley Springs, died Saturday, January 2, 2021 at Winchester Medical Center, Winchester, Va.

She was born in Chambersburg, Pa. on September 19, 1930, the daughter of the late Isabelle Stoner and William Miller.

She was a member of the Winchester First Church of the Nazarene and a former member of the Pleasant Ridge Church of the Nazarene in Harrisonville, Pa.

She was a seamstress at several local sewing factories, a nursing aide at the former Deckers Nursing Home and also a homemaker.

She liked reading, gardening and flowers.

She is survived by four daughters, Barbara Swope, Berkeley Springs, Susan Blenard, Hagerstown, Md., Diane Sipes, McConnellsburg, Pa. and Marietta Swartz, New Bloomfield, Pa.; three half-sisters, Wilma Runk and VirginiaWadel, both of Orrstown, Pa. and Helen Banzhoff of Florida; two half-brothers, Roy and Charles Miller, both of McConnellsburg; 10 grandchildren, Eric Swope, Jennifer Hardman, Lori Mutiga, Becky Barkley, Lindsay Dadario, Erica Blenard, Tiffany Galloway, Bradley Sipes, Adam Swartz and Andrew Swartz and 20 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one infant son, Paul Sipes, three sisters, Mary Sipes, Betty Kuhn and Ruth Garner and three half-brothers, John, William and George Miller.

Services at Pleasant Ridge Church of the Nazarene, Harrisonville, at 11 a.m., today, Wednesday, January 6 with Pastor Josh Shadle, Pastor David Kessell and Pastor Mark Hardman officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service on Wednesday at the church. Follow CDC guidelines regarding Covid-19. Interment at Pleasant Ridge Church of the Nazarene Cemetery.

Arrangements were handled by the Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home, Inc., McConnellsburg.