Carole Ann Gipson, 74, passed away on Thursday, April 4, 2019, in Spokane Valley, Wash. She was born March 31, 1945, in Lewiston, to Frank and Elizabeth (Schaefer) Nuxoll. Carole married Jerry Gipson Jan. 18, 1968, in Sandpoint, Idaho. Jerry died on July 21, 1984. Carole married Ray Corder on Aug. 20, 2005, in Spokane Valley.
Carole was a histologist for 50 years and was known as one of the best in her field. She most recently worked for Advanced Dermatology prior to her retirement in 2013. In her spare time, Carole enjoyed watching movies, gardening and being creative with all types of artistic media. She also loved to travel and be out in nature.
Carole was an energetic and joyful person who was eager to share with everyone. She loved with all of her heart and was always someone you could count on. Carole was an extremely strong person in mind, body and spirit, with a fantastic sense of humor. She had an amazing work ethic that not only impacted everyone she met, but also taught those same values to her two children.
Carole is survived by her husband, Ray Corder; daughter Tina Gipson; son Jerry (Sonny) Gipson Jr.; brothers Larry Nuxoll, Don Nuxoll and Steve Nuxoll; sisters Linda Clausner, Joan Madden, Myrna Kohl, Doris Miles, Mona Forsman and Ann Brain; and two grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her mother, Elizabeth Nuxoll; father Frank Nuxoll; and sisters Rita Nuxoll and Della Nuxoll Ropp.
A celebration of life will be at 1 p.m. April 27 at Hennessey Valley Funeral Home, 1315 N. Pines Road, Spokane Valley.
Please share memories of Carole at www.HennesseyValley.com.