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Cynthia Fort Dickson

February 16, 1948 December 5, 2018
Cynthia Fort Dickson
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Obituary for Cynthia Fort Dickson

Gastonia, North Carolina

Here we celebrate the life and announce the passing of Cynthia Fort Dickson on Wednesday, December 5, 2018. A lifelong resident of Gastonia, NC, Cindy was a dedicated wife and mother and shared her great love of life with hundreds of young people as an educator for more than 30 years. Her friends and family will remember her for her compassion, optimism and open heart. Cindy was predeceased by her parents, Cleveland and Alice Fort. She is survived by her loving husband of 49 years, Jim; sons, Matt (Krista) Dickson and Zack (Jennifer) Dickson; brother, Jennings (John Ballew) Fort; and grandson, Wyatt.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Cancer Services of Gaston County, or The Woman in Pink at, both of whom provided great comfort to Cindy and her family.

A private ceremony will be held at a later date. Celebration of Life - Interested Attendees
please send contact information ( text#, email or phone ) to
707-813-3386 or

Condolence messages may be sent online at McLean Funeral Directors of Gastonia is serving the Dickson family.

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Memorial Contribution

Cancer Services of Gaston County

306 S. Columbia St.
Gastonia, NC 28054

The Woman In Pink


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