She was a member of the Salvation Army and formerly active with Queen Esther Chapter # 15 O.E.S. In her youth she was a majorette with the Emeraldaires of Norwalk.
Carol worked as a beautician for many years.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Robert Abel; parents, Raymond and Mary Jane Fessenden; and sister, Catherine Springer.
She is survived by her children, Lonnie (Katherine), Robert, Tammy, and Michele Abel; grandchildren, Ryan Goulet, Kaitlyn, Camren, Aubrey, and Emmy Joy Abel; brother, John (Joy) Fessenden; many other relatives and friends.
A memorial service will be held 12 Noon on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at The Salvation Army Chapel at Worthington Woods, 760 Worthington Woods Blvd., Worthington, OH 43085.