Colon F. Maness 85,  formerly of Maness Road, passed away Sunday, July 10, 2016,  surrounded by his family.


Graveside services will be held 3:00 PM, Wednesday, July 13, 2016 at Pine Rest Cemetery, with the Reverend Ralph VonCannon officiating. The family will receive friends prior to the service beginning at 1:00 PM at Kennedy Funeral Home.


Colon was a native of Moore County.  He  worked in the furniture industry for many years.  He was a member of Bright Light Baptist and loved the Lord.  He was a vegetable gardener and enjoyed animals especially his dogs. Colon loved his family and enjoyed time spent with grandchildren best of all.  He enjoyed music, especially Bluegrass.  Colon is a son of the late Arthur and Swannie Lambert Maness and was preceded in death by his wife, Mamie Burns Maness; step children: Swannie Grant, Vernon Freeman; siblings: Cletus Maness, Pauline Morgan, Curtis Maness and Clacy Maness.


Colon is survived by children and stepchildren: Freida Upchurch and husband Steve, Libby Garner and husband David, Rebecca Davis and husband Jerry, Edna Stewart and husband David, Brenda Freeman, Peggy Ward; 19 grandchildren: several great and great great grandchildren; sister: Patsy Maness Minor.


Memorial may be made to: FirstHealth Hospice, 150 Applecross Drive, Pinehurst, NC  .


Condolences may be made to


Kennedy Funeral Home is serving the Maness family.


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  1. When our loved ones fall asleep in death, our hearts become heavy with grief and sadness. The Bible offers us words of comfort. Hosea 13:14 says, ‘From the power of the grave I (God) will redeem them; From death I will recover them.’ Yes, God will not fo

  2. We all have a time to live and a time to die but living in the LORDS Guiging light is best !

    Praying for all that this time of Loss will be short and that knowing that Colon is with JESUS will make us all praise the LORD GOD ALMIGHTY till our time h

  3. Freida and Family,

    I extend my deepest sympathies to you and your family. May the soul of your father be at peace with our Heavenly Father. Please let me know if there’s anything I can do. God Bless.

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