Grace Vernon Hasty Gay, 97, passed away Tuesday, March 26, at her home. Mrs. Gay was born in Kershaw and was a daughter of the late Lonnie Lewis and Ella Frances Rollins Hasty. She was the widow of Curtis Clyde Gay. Mrs. Gay was a homemaker. She enjoyed crossword puzzles, traveling places, listening to music and gardening. Survivors include a daughter, Brenda G. Sims; a son; Wayne Gay and his wife, Krishna, all of Kershaw; four grandchildren, Tammy S. Hinson and her husband, Shane, Kevin Gay and his wife, Adina, Travis Gay and his fiancee, Keri and Anna Diaz; a great-granddaughter, Gabrielle Feliberty; a sister-in-law, Ruby Williams; a brother-in-law, Cleveland Sowell; and her special friend and caregiver, LeAnn Sowell Walters. She was preceded in death by a sister, Eva Sowell; two brothers, Carl Hasty and L.A. ""Bert"" Hasty; and a son-in-law, Bobby Sims. Funeral services for Grace Vernon Hasty Gay were 3 p.m. Friday, March 29, at First Baptist Church, Kershaw, officiated by the Rev. Bryant D. Fersner, with burial in the Hanging Rock United Methodist Church cemetery. Memorials may be made to Compassionate Care Hospice, Camden office, 1108 Fair St, Camden, SC 29020 or First Baptist Church building fund, P.O. Box 67, Kershaw, SC 29067.
Baker Funeral Home was in charge.