Christopher Carol Gipson, known to many as “Chris and or Carol”, was born on October 18,1959 in Shreveport, LA to the late Gladney and Daisy Bell Gipson. She was called from labor to reward on June 2, 2022.
Chris was educated at Minden High School in Minden, LA, where she graduated in 1978. At an early age, Chris decided to have a closer relationship with the Lord and became an active member of Crichton Hill Church of God In Christ under the leadership of Elder Bill Moore, and continued to serve under Elder David Stutson. She also served at Spring Lake Church of God In
Christ, Superintendent Woodrow Davis and Holmes Memorial Church of God in Christ, Superintendent Roy Hill. She loved to participate and lead testimony service and willingly served wherever she was asked or needed until her declining health.
Chris was preceded in death by her parents, Gladney and Daisy Gipson, and niece, Tia Gipson.
Chris leaves to cherish precious memories: loving and devoted children, Joseph Gipson, Arlington, VA; and Ebony Gipson, Minden, LA; four siblings, Raymond (Debbie) Gipson, Killeen, TX, Larry (Kathy) Gipson and Charlotte (Rickey) Jackson both of Minden, LA, and Russell Gipson, Frisco, TX. Chris also leaves to cherish three special sisters, Beverly Gipson, Killeen, TX, Brenda Gipson, Shreveport, LA, and Cheryl Gipson, Frisco, TX, as well as a host of nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.
Chris was a good cook and loved to cook for her family and friends. Chris also utilized her cooking skills as a culinary specialist at the Isle of Capri Casino. She was active in the community and participated in outreach activities, to include calling and visiting the sick and nursing home visits. She was passionate about helping others in whatever way she could. She loved her children and family. Chris also loved to travel and encouraged her children to be their
best possible self.
Chris will be remembered for many things, but most importantly for her love for her children and family, her compassion for the elderly and her willingness to help others.
"I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith: Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day: and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing" (2 Timothy 4:7-8).