Mildred Cynthia ‘Cindy’ Athey Gaskins

Published 9:23 am Tuesday, May 4, 2021

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Mildred Cynthia “Cindy” Athey Gaskins of Randleman died on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 after battling heart disease for many years.

She was born on April 4, 1958 to the late Robert “Bob” C. Athey Sr. and Nina Snipes Ahtey. She grew up in Cooleemee, where she loved playing softball, basketball and swimming. She loved spending time at Myrtle Beach, where she lived for many years. She loved to dance, especially shag dancing, and riding Harleys. The thing she enjoyed most was spending time with family.

She was educated at Cooleemee Elementary and Davie County High School. She never met a stranger and was loved by many family and friends.

She is also preceded in death by: her maternal grandparents, Cecicl Worth Snipes and Thelma Turlington Snipes Johnson; paternal grandparents, Roy Athey and Mollie Creason Athey.

Survivors: her fiancee`, CH Jester of the home; her children, Robby Athey (Ashley) of Sophia, Brian Seamon of Myrtle Beach, Brooke Brown (Antwain) of Thomasville; stepson, Cass Jester (Tori) of the home; grandchildren, Benjamin and Levi Athey of Sophia, Myasia Cowan of Statesville, and Christopher Seamon of Myrtle Beach; brothers, R.C. Athey Jr. (Jodi) of Farmington, Randy C. Athey (Susan) of Mocksville; sister, Janet A. Durant (Mike) of Linwood; grandfather, Phil Johnson of Erwin; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and an uncle.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

Memorials: American Heart Assoc.; Hospice of Randolp, 446 Vision Drive, Asheboro.