Jean Thrower Hasty, 84, of Ocean Isle Beach, died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013.
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She was born to the late William and Pearl Thrower on July 17, 1928, in Laurinburg.
Jean received a degree in business administration from UNC-Greensboro in 1948.
She married the late Lanier Cottingham "L.C." Hasty in 1950 and lived in Louisburg before relocating to Ocean Isle Beach in 2000.
Jean was a high school teacher in business administration and worked at Social Services in Franklin County.
After her retirement, she continued to be active in the community. She founded Care and Share, an ongoing program in Louisburg that continues to serve the poor.
In addition she volunteered as a tutor at Louisburg Elementary and Union Elementary in Shallotte for more than 10 years.
Jean received numerous awards for more than 25 years of various community services.
She was an active member of Camp United Methodist Church. She loved bridge card games, poker and golf, for which she won tournaments.
Jean is survived by three daughters, Susan C. Hasty of Raleigh, Cathy Hasty of Charlotte, and Lanier Ayscue of Asheville; and four grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Camp United Methodist Church or Transylvania Regional Hospital Hospice in Brevard.
The family received visitors in the parlor of Heaton Hall at Myers Park Baptist Church, 1900 Queens Road, at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 3.
At 1:30 p.m. April 28, a memorial service will be at Camp United Methodist Church in Shallotte, followed by a reception at Brick Landing Club House in Ocean Isle Beach.
Online condolences may be shared at www.throbertson.com.
Arrangements by TH Robertson Funeral Service, Charlotte.
Published in The Brunswick Beacon on Mar. 7, 2013