Cynthia Ann Dixon, a loving and giving person who cherished her family, passed away on September 8, 2023, surrounded by loved ones at Saline Memorial Hospital. She was born on December 22, 1948, in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Cynthia's career was marked by her dedication and hard work as a secretary for many years at the Coca Cola Corporation. Her commitment to her job served as an inspiration to those around her.
Family was the cornerstone of Cynthia's life. She valued their presence and enjoyed spending quality time with them. Cynthia had a special talent for making the best fudge ever, which became a delight for everyone who was fortunate enough to taste it. She had an unwavering love for animals and their well-being was always close to her heart.
Cynthia found solace in her faith. She devoted time to studying the Bible and engaging in enlightening discussions with her family about church teachings and personal reflections on their readings. Her spiritual journey was an important part of her life.
Academically inclined, Cynthia graduated from Draughnon's School of Business where she acquired valuable skills that served her well in her profession. She applied herself diligently during her studies, setting the stage for a successful career.
Known for her selflessness and generosity, Cynthia had a remarkable ability to put others before herself. If someone expressed admiration for something she possessed, she would willingly give it without hesitation. This expression of kindness brought joy into the lives of many around her. Additionally, Cynthia found comfort in listening to music as it provided moments of tranquility and reflection.
Cynthia is survived by three loving children: Anita Hathcoat (Bo) of Benton, Arkansas; Chance Mitchell of Benton, Arkansas; and Kayla Brooke (Derrick) of Okinawa, Japan. She shared a special bond with daughter-in-law April Scott who held a cherished place in her heart. Cynthia's legacy shines through her grandchildren: Drew Hathcoat (Bailey), Easton Sellers, Christen Mitchell (Nic), and Jackson Brooke. Great-grandson Brantlee Sellers made Cynthia's life even more rewarding and filled her heart with joy.
She will be missed dearly by her brothers: Jerry Goshien (Carolyn), Mike Goshien (Mary Jo), and Roy Goshien (Patty), all of Bryant, Arkansas; sisters: Suzanne Johnson of Bedford, Texas, Amanda Squires of Mabelvale, Arkansas, and Betsy Horton (Gene) of Scott, Arkansas; a special fur baby named Bear who brought her immeasurable joy; and many special friends and family who love Cynthia and will miss her always.
Cynthia was preceded in death by her parents, Edward Eugene and Lela Helen (Sory) Goshien; grandson Peyton Mitchell; brothers Bobby Goshien, Larry Goshien, and Ronnie Goshien; and nephew Chris Goshien.
Friends and family are invited to pay their respects at the visitation which will be held on Tuesday, September 12, 2023, from 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM at the Smith-Benton Funeral Home located at 322 N Market Street in Benton, Arkansas. A funeral service will follow the visitation at the same location at 6:30 PM.
Memorials may be made to the Peyton Lee Mitchell Memorial Fund at Simmons Bank or to the 3H Ministries at PO Box 1314, Benton, Arkansas 72018.
Cynthia was a remarkable individual who touched the lives of those fortunate enough to know her. Her selflessness and genuine care for others will be remembered fondly as her spirit carries on in the hearts of her loved ones. She leaves behind a legacy of love that will live on for generations to come. Cynthia Ann Dixon will be deeply missed but always celebrated for the extraordinary person she was.