Darlene Moore Maness Cockman, age 70 of Carthage died Thursday (February 7, 2013) at Peak Resource - Pinelake in Carthage.
Funeral Services will be 11:00 AM Monday at Calvary Baptist Church conducted by the Rev. Bill Cooper, Rev. Roger Rife and Phil Enlow. Burial will follow in Highfalls Wesleyan Church Cemetery.
A native of Moore County she was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. A.V. Moore. She worked at Ithaca Industries in Robbins and later in life received her GED and C.N.A. at Sandhills Community College then went to work at Autumn Care in Biscoe.
She was preceded in death by: husbands Ernest Maness, Jr who died in 1987; and Warren Cockman who she married later; sons Ernest Maness, III and Rev. Andy Maness; brother Gilbert Moore.
She is survived by: Son Jerry Maness and wife Melissa of Carthage; daughter in law Susan Maness of Lancaster, SC; brothers A.V. Moore and wife Lillian of Bonlee, Wayne Moore of Cameron, Leonard 'Ross' Moore and wife Judy of Robbins, Roger Moore and wife Velma of Robbins; sisters Mildred Tonkins of Asheboro, Betty Greene of Eagle Springs; sister in law Sandra Moore of Aberdeen; several half brothers and sisters; grandchildren Justin, Joshua and Hannah Maness.
The family will receive friends at Fry and Prickett Funeral Home Sunday from 6:00 - 8:00 PM and other times at the residence of Jerry and Melissa Maness.
Memorials may be made to: Calvary Baptist Church, 548 Marley Road, Carthage, NC 28327.
Fry and Prickett Funeral Home is serving the Maness family.

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  1. Thoughts & prayers go out to Jerry & family. If you need anything let me know. Darlene will be missed by everyone that knew her.

  2. Thoughts and prayers for the family,I went to school with Darlene and worked with her at Autumn Care in Biscoe. She was a very caring C.N.A.,everyone loved her.She will be missed by all.
    Irene Leviner

  3. Darlene,Our prayers are with your family. I know in my heart that you are with Jesus and your family of God. Jesus is coming very soon then we all can rejoice with you in him.

  4. Tugboat, Angie (Moore), Kaylee, Elijah, Alyssa and Levi Williams lit a candle for Darlene M. Cockman

  5. We are sorry for the loss of your loved one, Mrs. Cockman. Our thoughts and our prayers are with at this difficult time. The Lord will give you strength to continue on your journey of grief.
    God’s Peace,
    Staff and Pat Brown, Director of Afterca

  6. Darlene was a nurse at Autumn care when my parents were there. She was a very caring lady and a good nurse. She will really be missed.

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