Carole Ann Hensel, 81, of Mooresville, N.C., passed away on Tuesday, August 8, 2023, at Cadence Living of Mooresville. She was born on May 17, 1942, to the late Mr. & Mrs. John E. Klein.

Carole worked in the business field until her retirement. Carole enjoyed traveling, puzzles, playing cards, NASCAR and the Panthers. She was an active member of Mooresville ARP Church and the women’s ministries. Carole graduated from Orchard Park Central School in Orchard, N.Y in 1960.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 31 years, Vern Hensel; daughter, Joannah Simmons of Tennessee; daughter, Deirdre Simmons of Mooresville; and son, David Simmons of Alaska.

She is survived by sisters, Lorreine Curnew of New York, Jeanne Loncarevich, Montana; daughter, Denise Simmons of Nebraska, stepson, Daniel Hensel (Angela) of South Carolina, and numerous grand and great grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, August 26, 2023, at Lakeside Fellowship ARP Church, Mooresville, with Rev. Andy Ward and Rev. Joseph Alghrary officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mooresville ARP Church, 381 Williamson Road, Mooresville, NC 28117.

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

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