Barbara  “Bobbie” Saunders Maness, 87, of Robbins passed away on Thursday, November 25, 2021 at Pinehurst  Health and Rehabilitation Center.

A Celebration of Life Service will be officiated by Dr. Kenneth McNeill at First Baptist Church in Robbins on Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 2:00 pm.  Burial will follow at Pine Rest Cemetery in Robbins.  The family will receive friends prior to the service beginning at 1:00 PM at the church and from 3:00 to 7:30 PM on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 at the home of her daughter, Kim Williams.

Barbara was born on March 31, 1934, the daughter of the late Fred Franklin and Sarah Hellams Saunders. She graduated from Asheboro High School and attended a Business College.  Barbara was a bookkeeper for many years in garment manufacturing.  She was a loving daughter, wife, mother and grandmother.   Barbara enjoyed time spent with all her family, especially her grandchildren.  Barbara was a member of the Moore County State Champion Womens 3 on 3 senior games. She enjoyed all sports and was a faithful Carolina Tarheel fan.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Maness.

Barbara is survived by daughters Kim Williams (Bruce) and Pam Davis (Steve);  grandchildren: Shannon Criscoe (Caleb), Kirk Williams (Gina), Kelly Davis (Sabrina) and Ashley Davis (Hunter);  great-grandchildren: Madison and Easton Criscoe; Parker Williams; niece:  Karen Smith; nephew Gary (Skip) Brown. She is also survived by her beloved dog, Gracie.  

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to: Robbins First Baptist Church, P O Box 400, Robbins, NC 27325 or the Moore County Humane Society, 5355 NC Hwy 22, Carthage, NC 28327.

Kennedy Funeral home is honored to serve the Maness family.

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  1. Kim and family,
    Our hearts are saddened to hear of your mom’s passing. We have so many special memories of our times together at all those ballgames and talking about Carolina basketball. She was a precious lady. Praying for God’s comfort, strength and grace for you and your family now and in the days ahead. Love y’all 🙏❤️🙏

  2. Pam and family,
    I am so sorry for your loss. Praying for the Lord to comfort as only he can in the difficult days ahead.

  3. We go back to Forest Heights Days. Always surprised when our kids showed up at the right house for bedtime. Everyone was family. Bobbie is with her heavenly family now. 🙏

  4. So very sorry for the loss of your Mother. Bobbie was such a beautiful, sweet lady. I remember meeting her at the bank, which is now Fidelity Bank and waiting on her until I quit. She and Howard were so devoted to each other. They loved their family. Prayers for Kim and family and Pam and family.

  5. Kim, Pam , and family,
    Our thoughts are with you all during this time. I have fond memories of “Aunt Bobbie”. Her soft laugh is one of those memories. May your memories give you comfort in the coming months.

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