Esther Sweeting, 93, of Pinehurst passed peacefully at her home on April 22, 2023.

Born in St. Louis, Missouri, she was the daughter of the late Neta & Edward Myers.  Esther was raised in Missouri and graduated from Rosevelt High School, class of 1948.  Met and Married Don in 1949. She was active as a leader in Girl Scouts and a bible school teacher. Her work career was mainly service and 23 years in banking finishing at BB&T.  Esther was a member of Pinehurst United Methodist Church an avid golfer and bridge player. She was most proud of volunteer work with Bob Burell in starting the First Tee program many years ago, known as Coach Esther. She also volunteered for all of the championships at the resort.  Esther was always positive every day with a zest for life, she would offer a big smile and words of encouragement for any circumstance.  Esther was strong willed and determined to overcome many challenges.

Esther was the wife of the late Don Sweeting of Perry Illinois. She was the mother of Anita Thompson of Lynchburg, Virginia, Donna Butler of Carolina Beach, North Carolina and Don Sweeting of Aiken, South Carolina. She was the sister of Margie Smith. Esther is also survived by her 5 grandchildren: Charles Thompson, Lynn Engle, Chris Thompson, Ashley Eisenbrown and Trey Sweeting.

A private celebration of her life will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to First Tee of the Sandhills or Hospice House of Pinehurst.

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