Betty Jean Maness

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Betty Jean Threadgill Maness, 80 passed away Wednesday, April 3, 2024 at her home.

Betty was born August  23, 1943 to the late Ray Bennett and Anna Burr Threadgill.  In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by brothers: Billy Ray Threadgill, Robert Lee Threadgill.

Betty is survived by her husband of 36 years Gary Maness; sons Jamie Key, Chris Key (Renee); step daughter: Pam Garner, granddaughter: Hillary Walters, grandson: Josh Garner (Colby); great granddaughter: Nora Garner; sisters: Becky Valenta (Wally) of Robbins, Doris Brady (Odell) of High Falls, Alice Cox (Lewis) of Bear Creek; brother: James Threadgill (Kiristy) ,of Robbins.

Betty and Gary owned and operated B and G Fashions in Robbins for 18 years. She retired from Milliken and Company

In retirement she and Gary enjoyed many great years of traveling and just living life.

Memorial service will be 2 PM,  Saturday, April 6, 2024 at Robbins First Baptist Church.  

Kennedy Funeral Home is serving the Maness Family.

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Memorial Service: April 6, 2024 2:00 pm

Robbins First Baptist Church
651 E Hemp Street
Robbins, NC 27325


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  1. Love and prayers for the family . Betty was a faithful member to First Baptist . She cared for others and always had a heart for helping others . We loved you
    Betty . She is rejoicing in Heaven ! Penny, Mickey and Jackson

  2. Heaven gained a wonderful sole today but left a void in the hearts of many who knew and loved her. She is resting in the arms of her Savior..we will miss her presence at church and in the community. Prayers for her family. We will see you again sweet friend and rejoice with you in Heaven.

  3. RiP my sweet friend! Everyone will miss you so much. My heart is broken, but I will see again on day in Heaven! Go Rest High on The Mountain!💔💔

    • Sincere condolences! Lifting each of you in prayer and hoping your memories of good times together will help heal your hearts.

  4. With Heart-Felt Sympathy, Love and Prayers 🙏 for all Betty’s family. Worked with Betty at Robbins Mill. She was such a sweet, kind lady. Our community has lost a special person. Betty touched the lives of so many people with her generosity and care. She will be sorely missed. Matthew 5:4 “Blessed are those who mourn; for they shall be comforted.”

  5. Sending condolences to her family and friends. She was a very sweet lady,loved talking to her at Walmart. 🙏

  6. Gary, Chris, Jamie,Becky, Alice, Doris, James, Pam and family,
    Kim and I are grieved for you all in your loss of Ms. Betty. Such a kind, warm, caring and giving lady. She always had a word of encouragement that left you knowing that she was genuinely concerned about you. Those meeting times will be missed as she will be. May God cradle you all in His loving arms in your grief now and in the days to come. We love you all. Kim and Bruce Williams

  7. With sincere sympathy to the entire family. A lot of fond memories have been spent with Betty. She will be missed!


  8. Betty was faithful to FBC and will be missed dearly. Love and prayers to Gary and the family.

  9. Go rest high sweet Betty! You will be greatly missed by so many. I will always remember you smiling and selecting dresses and outfits for my Mom and me at your dress shop. You were always caring for others with grace. We will miss you. May God comfort your family during this time.

  10. Betty was such a beautiful person. She was full of energy. Always helping others. She will truly be missed. Prayers for all the family 🙏.
    Linda Wallace

  11. She was a very sweet loving kind caring person she was absolutely wonderful and very helpful she will definitely be missed I when I started Going to first Baptist Church I Made Good Friends with her and the rest of the church family I became really Close too them all

  12. Betty was a sweet lady. Loved visiting her shop. Thoughts and prayers are with the family.
    The Clark’s
    Psalms 116:15

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