Jerry Lee Maness, age 52  of Carthage passed away Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at FirstHealth Hospice House in Pinehurst.

A memorial service will be 7:00 PM Monday at Bible Tabernacle. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service.

A native of Moore County he was a son of the late Ernest and Darlene Moore Maness. Jerry was a graduate of North Moore High School and was a certified EMT. He was a volunteer with Carthage and High Falls Rescue from 1986-2008. He worked with Lowes home improvement stores in Aberdeen and Sanford as a manager for 16 years. 

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brother Andy Maness. 

He is survived by his wife Melissa Boyte Maness; sons Justin Maness and Joshua Maness; daughter Hannah Maness all of the home.

Fry & Prickett Funeral Home is assisting the family. 

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  1. Our prayers and sympathy are extended to Jerry’s family. He was a special friend to our son Steven Reed. He was always friendly to us whenever we would meet. Look to the Lord for comfort which He alone can give!!!!

    Paul and Linda Horner

  2. So very sorry to hear of his passing . Jerry was a very nice well liked guy . May God give you all comfort during your grieving !

  3. I hope that all the great moments that you were able to have with him before he passed away brings you comfort. My heart felt condolences to you during this time of sorrow. You’re in my thoughts and prayers and I’m here for whatever you need. The loss of someone dear to us is never easy. R.I.P. Jerry Maness

  4. So sorry for your loss. Jerry and I grew up together, went to Calvary together, he was a real nice guy that will be missed very much. R.I.P.

  5. I have known Jerry since his high school days. He was always a kind person with a good heart for others. I thought a lot of him. Deepest sympathy to the family.

  6. Mrs. Maness, Justin, Joshua, Hannah, Kim and I are grieved to learn of your loss of Jerry. He was my student and friend. I was so proud of his accomplishments. I always knew he and Andy would achieve greatness. Their grit and determination has always been a source of encouragement for me. I loved those guys. Jerry will be missed. May God cradle you all in His loving arms in your grief and the days to come. God bless you. We love you. Bruce and Kim Williams

  7. I am very sorry to hear of Jerry’s passing. We went to NM together and he was a good guy, definitely considered him a friend. It was always good to catch up when we ran into each other around Moore County. I have prayed for Jerry for a long time now. Our loss is Heaven’s gain and I am so glad that Jerry is not struggling any more and he has a new body and is celebrating. Please know we will hold you in our prayers. May your good memories strengthen your hearts as you go thru the days and weeks ahead. God Bless you all.

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