Born June 19, 1951, in Hagerstown, MD, she was the daughter of the late Carl Denver Stokes and Anna Leona (Bowman) Stokes.
Carolyn was preceded in death by her loving husband of 38 years, Samuel Eugene Smith, in January 2021.
She was a 1969 graduate of South Hagerstown High School and retired from Edward Jones as a secretary.
Carolyn was a very active member of Gateway Church in Williamsport.
She loved flounder fishing, crabbing, and camping with her husband. She also enjoyed reading.
Carolyn is survived by her brother, Carl Stokes (Nancy); a brother in law, Glenn Smith; a sister in law, Sharon Elliott (Riggin); numerous nieces and nephews; 2 step daughters, Carolyn Smith-Thompson and Jennifer R. Smith; and numerous step grandchildren and step great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a step grandson, Jordan Gilmore.
There will be no viewing or visitation.
A memorial service will be held on Monday, April 26, 2021, at 1 pm at Gateway Church, 11017 Kemps Mill Road, Williamsport, MD with Rev. Ray Sewell officiating.
Due to current COVID-19 regulations, facial coverings are required and social distancing will be practiced.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Gateway Church, c/o Expansion Fund, 11017 Kemps Mill Road, Williamsport, MD 21795.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.thompsonfhinc.com.
Donald Edwin Thompson Funeral Home, Inc. is honored to serve the family.