The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

January 10, 2013

Sara Sydnor Dickson

Published 1-11-13

Enid News and Eagle

ENID, Okla. — Sara Sydnor Dickson was born Feb. 3, 1930, in Mayfield, Ky., to Elliott Philip and Ophelia Sydnor. She passed away Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, in Sherman, Texas.

Sara graduated from high school in Auburn, Ky., and attended a business school following high school.

While working in Fort Campbell, Ky., she met Charles Dickson. They married in October 1956, and then moved to Pryor, Okla. in 1957, to open a dental practice.

She is survived by daughter and son-in-law, Nanciann and Keith Syler of Sherman, Texas; daughter and son-in-law, Syd and Karl Smith of Enid, Okla.; and granddaughters, Lauren Smith and Allie Syler. Surviving also are brother, Elliott Philip Sydnor Jr. of Fernandina Beach, Fla., and sister, Ann Lockhart of Russellville, Ky.

Sara was preceded in death by husband, Charles, her parents, and a sister, Nancy Rowland.

At Sara’s request, no formal service will be held. A family visitation will be 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, at Key Funeral Home in Pryor, Okla. (

Contributions may be made in her memory to American Heart Association or First Baptist Church, Pryor, Okla.

(Submitted by family)