Frances Brown Sipes, 80, of Mooresville, N.C., went home to be with the Lord on September 7, 2021.

She was born on August 13, 1941, in Mooresville to the late JD and Annie Hucks Brown. Frances loved to play Bingo. She loved flowers and windchimes. Frances was a wonderful cook and was well known for her homemade biscuits. She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchilden. She was deeply loved and will be greatly missed.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Leon Sipes; son Warren Sipes; brothers, Bud Brown (Sue), JD Brown (Marilyn), and David Brown (Sheila); sisters, Bobbie Ervin (Kenneth), Dot Sexton (Tex), and Betty Mae Brown.

She is survived by her children, Robert Sipes (Deb Heck), Michael Sipes (Deborah), Annette Davis (Jack), Rhonda Kendrick (Scott), Alan Sipes (Tammy) and Kelly Huffman (Jeff); grandchildren, Matthew Sipes, Michelle Bryant, Brandon Sipes, Joshua Sipes, Dustin Sipes, Jay Davis, Wesley Davis, Ashley Davis, Cody Sipes, Hillary Galliher, Aaron Overcash, Ryan Overcash, Autumn Kendrick, Taylor Reavis, and Kayleigh Reavis; 13 great-grandchilren; sister, Judy Cooke (Larry), and numerous nieces and nephews.

A visitation will be held on Thursday, September 9, 2021, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Cavin-Cook Funeral Home and Crematory. The funeral service will held at 11 a.m. on Friday, September 10, 2021 at Cavin-Cook Funeral Home Chapel with Eddie Karriker officiating. Burial will follow the service at Glenwood Memorial Park. Due to Covid-19, masks will be required.

For those who are unable to attend the service, you may go to the following link for the live stream

For those who are unable to attend the graveside, you may go to the following link for the live stream

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Iredell County, 2347 Simonton Road, Statesville, NC 28625.

The family would like to say a special thank you to Sarah, Susan and Kendall from Hospice of Iredell and also to Kindred Nursing for the wonderful care that was given to Frances. A very special thank you goes to Aaron Overcash for going above and beyond in caring for his precious grandmother.

Cavin-Cook Funeral Home & Crematory, Mooresville, is serving the Sipes family. Condolences may be made to the family at

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