Cynthia Ann Moore Modlin



Cynthia Ann Moore Modlin, age 80, of Hickory, NC, passed away November 1, 2017, at Catawba Regional Hospice in Newton, NC, following a courageous nineteenth month battle with cancer. 2 Timothy 4:7 "I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith." Born April 11, 1937, in Rockingham County, NC, she was the daughter of the late William Barnett Moore and Cynthia Georgia Baker Moore. Cynthia was a graduate of Guilford College and taught school in the Cumberland County School System for over 33 years. Following her retirement, she continued to mentor young students as a tutor and was a volunteer for Hospice .and Meals on Wheels. Cynthia was known for her great sense of humor and caring spirit, and loved sending cards for all occasions to family and friends. She enjoyed gardening, needlework, making crafts, watching basketball and football, and spending time at the beach with her daughter Lisa, and her granddaughter Hannah. She was an active member of Northminster Presbyterian Church in Hickory, NC, and had been given an Honorary Life Membership by the Presbyterian Women.

In addition to her parents, Cynthia was preceded in death in 1999 by her husband, Asa Robert Modlin.

Survivors include her daughter, Lisa Matton of Newton, NC; granddaughter Hannah Matton of Raleigh, NC; sister Bonnie Brooks and brother-in-law Larry of Madison, NC; niece Charlotte-Anne Brooks of Durham, NC; and her beloved cat Zoe.

A service of remembrance will be held at 3:00 PM on Saturday, November 4, 2017, at Northminster Presbyterian Church in Hickory, NC, with Rev. Jill Isola officiating. The family will receive friends at the church from 2:00 to 2:45 PM prior to the service. A graveside service will be held at 3:00 PM on Monday, November 6, 2017, at Cumberland Memorial Gardens in Fayetteville, NC.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to: Catawba Regional Hospice, 3975 Robinson Road, Newton, NC, 28658, or Northminster Presbyterian Church, 3730 N. Center St., Hickory, NC, 28601, or American Cancer Society, PO Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK, 73123.