November 21 1943 February 7 2020
Bedford, Texas – Patricia Gay “Cheta” Dickson, 76, died peacefully in her sleep Friday, Feb 7, 2020. Services: Funeral Services will be at Saint Vincent’s Cathedral in Bedford, Texas, Wednesday at 4:00pm. Cheta requested that she be cremated and interred next to her son in St Mary’s Chapel, St Vincent’s Cathedral. Visitation will be at Lucas Funeral Home in Hurst, Texas Tuesday from 5:00pm to 7:00pm. Memorials: In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Camp Crucis Scholarship Fund in memory of Cheta Dickson. Pallbearers: Son-in-law Kenneth Richardson, nephew Hondo Burney, grandsons Cole Dickson and Tyler Dickson. Cheta was born November 21, 1943 in Miami Beach, Florida. She attended East Texas State University earning a Bachelor’s in Journalism/Education. Cheta started teaching Journalism in 1968 at Trinity High School. She then taught English at MacArthur High School, Irving, Grapevine High School and St Vincent’s for a total of 42 years. Cheta showed a sincere love for teaching and became one of those rare teachers who formed long-lasting connections with her students. It was the director of drama at Trinity who introduced Cheta to Tom, the love of her life. The two were married on July 18, 1970 in Hurst. Cheta and Tom were long time members of Saint Vincent’s Episcopal Church. For recreation, Cheta and Tom enjoyed showing Afghan Hounds, traveling and spending time at the family house on Lake Bridgeport. She was active in Delta Kappa Gamma and enjoyed participating in activities with her new friends at Parkwood Retirement Community where she couldn’t be beaten at Trivia! Cheta is preceded in death by both parents, her husband Tom and her son Jeffrey Andrew Dickson. Survivors: She is survived by her daughter Jennifer and husband Kenneth Richardson; grandchildren Hannah Morrison, Ashton Richardson, Megan, Cole and Tyler Dickson; her sister Pam and nephew Hondo Burney. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Patricia Gay “Cheta” Dickson please visit our Sympathy Store.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Patricia Gay Cheta Dickson November 21 1943 February 7 2020.
Death notice for the town of: Hurst, state: Texas