Farming Rural 18

Bobby Earl Maness

August 25, 1940 ~ March 18, 2020 (age 79)


Bobby Earl Maness, 79, of Bennett, passed away Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at Universal Health Care in Ramseur. He was born on August 25, 1940 to Clinton Early Maness and Vermont Brady Maness. He was a member of Beulah Baptist Church in Bennett and was a field supervisor for Townsend for 47 years. He enjoyed farming, fishing and raising cattle. He treasured spending time with his family, especially his children and grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, Bobby Earl was preceded in death by his sister, Geraldine Welch.

He is survived by his wife, Elva Lou Garner Maness; sons: Greg Maness (Tammy), of Eagle Springs and Chris Maness (Karla), of Bennett; sisters: Louise Spencer (Roland) of Ramseur and Betty Wainwright (Carroll) of Asheboro; grandchildren: Corey, Travis, Alli, Hunter, Cassi and Logan; great-grandchild, Alaina; 1 niece, 2 nephews, and a host of family and friends.

Due to the COVID-19 virus, a public gathering will not be held. The family requests that you remember them in prayer at this difficult time. A private graveside service will be held on Saturday at Beulah Baptist Church. The viewing room at Joyce-Brady Chapel will be open 9:00 am- 5:00 pm on Friday for friends to come by and pay their respects.

The family extends their special thanks to Universal Health Care, Liberty Home Care, and Hospice for providing such compassionate care.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Ebenezer Children’s Home c/o Beulah Baptist Church, 8454 Howard Mill Rd., Bennett, NC 27208.

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Ebenezer Children's Home c/o Beulah Baptist Church
8454 Howard Mill Rd., Bennett NC 27208

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