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Clara Jane Yerton Dickson


June 27, 2019

Clara Jane Yerton Dickson, 98, of Morganton, died Saturday, June 22, 2019.

Born Oct. 2, 1920, in Mecklenburg County, N.C., she was the daughter of the late D. Franklin Yerton and Ada Gertude Phillips.

She was a member of Oak Hill United Methodist Church.

She entered the N.C. School for the Deaf in Morganton at the age of 7 and graduated in 1939. From 1973 until 1986, she was employed as a teacher’s aide at the N.C. School for the Deaf Preschool Satellite Program in Buncombe County. She was also a seamstress for Patterson’s Clothing Store in Brevard.

She and Lyon Dickson were m...

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