Tyasha Camille Person – Pearson was born June 4th 1970 in Pinehurst NC to Sarah Jean Person and Jessie Person. The youngest of four siblings: Alan, Marcie, and Gregory she grew up in Southern Pines, NC graduating from Pinecrest High School class of 1988, followed by an Associate’s degree from Sandhills Community College and a Bachelor's of Science degree from Winston Salem State University in 2014.

A deeply spiritual person committed to her family as a mother, wife, daughter and niece Tyasha’s faith and walk with God was her focus and she strived to be Christ like in her actions with others.

Tyasha began her professional working career as a Police Officer/Firefighter in Chapel Hill, NC. She worked as a dedicated US Government employee of The Department of Defense in Fayetteville, her leadership skills recognized as she prepared to further her advancement. In 2009 Tyasha married her husband Don Pearson, and moved to Houston TX. She continued her career path ultimately becoming the Administrative director of the VA in Richmond, TX. An avid singer with the voice of an angel she loved to sing often winning competitions locally and nationally.

Mrs. Pearson will lie in state at Fry & Prickett Funeral Home in Carthage on Saturday from 10:00 AM -11:00 AM  at which time all will process to Christ Way Church for a service. Burial will follow at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Southern Pines.

Tyasha leaves to cherish her memory her husband Don; sons Kevin J. of Rosenberg TX,  Zachary W. Person of Austin TX; her beloved mother Sarah Jean (Nana) of Southern Pines NC, father Jessie Person of Carthage NC, John Shamberger & family – Uncle, Betty Lassiter & family – Aunt, Robbie Person & family – Uncle, Elaine Mckeithan & family – Aunt, Wanda Horton & family – Aunt, the late Margaret Dowd & family – Aunt, the late Mazaleen Howard & family - Aunt and a host of other relatives and close friends.

Services are entrusted to Fry & Prickett Funeral Home

An online register is available at PinesFunerals.com


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  1. Don & Family,
    We were deeply saddened to hear of your incredible loss. – We are asking that God gives you, the boys and your entire family the sweetest memories of Tyasha. – She will always be remembered as one of the sweetest, God fearing persons we

  2. I only met Tyasha briefly during the course of her life. I’m pleased that I had that chance. From that encounter and reading her obituary, I’d say, ’nuff said’. She said it all in the way she lived.
    Love you,
    Helen O. Jackson

  3. God himself will be with them. And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes
    and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore.
    The former things have passed away.’ (Revelation 21:3,4)

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