Josephine 'Jo' Parsons Maness 67, died Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at the FirstHealth Hospice House, Pinehurst, NC, surrounded by her family.
Funeral Service will be held at 3:00 PM, Friday, May 10, 2013 at Pleasant View Friends Church, where she was a member, with the Reverend Jacelyn Jones officiating. Burial will follow in the Maness Family Cemetery, Biscoe, NC.
Mrs. Maness was a native of Moore County. She worked in the textile industry for many years at Clayson and Springs Industries. She was a daughter of the late, Joe G. and Catherine Tew Parsons and was preceded in death by her husband, Larry Thomas Maness. They resided for many years in Biscoe, NC.
Jo is survived by her daughter: Mary Maness Hogan, and husband Selby, grandson; Aaron Hogan, of Troy, brother: Joe G. Parson, Jr. of Rockingham, several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 PM on Thursday, May 9, 2013 at Kennedy Funeral Home in Robbins and other times at 13627 NC Hwy 24/27, Eagle Springs, NC 27242.
Memorials may be made to: Pleasant View Friends Church, 13942 NC Hwy. 24/27, Eagle Springs, NC 27242.
Kennedy Funeral Home is assisting the Maness family.

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  1. Mary I know you will miss your Mom alot, but know she is with your Dad in a better place. You know I am always here for you anytime or anything you need. Love you Stephanie

  2. Dear Mary Margaret and family I am so sorry to hear about Josephine. We all loved her very much and we will miss her. She was a wonderful cousin. Our prayers are with all of you.

  3. Mary, so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
    Love, Tommy and Gail McAlister

  4. Mary,I really loved your Mama.I will never forget her coming to see me the day I found out I was experiencing some serious health issues.She was a special person. LOVE,Amy Owens

  5. Mary,
    We are so sorry for your loss. Your mom was a wonderful woman and made the best cakes in Robbins, NC. She will greatly missed in our community. May God Bless you and your family during this time and place his loving arms around you. With all ou

  6. A great lady in our community. As was her parents, Joe and Catherine, she was dedicated to her church, Pleasant View Friends. Mickey R. Brown, Robbins, NC

  7. Mary, I have lost a true friend and neighbor. We had such a good time together and especially our late night phone calls. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Laverne Cockman

  8. Our thoughts and prayers are with you as you grieve th
    loss of your loved one, Mrs. Maness. The Lord will provide the strength needed to continue during this difficult time.
    God’s Peace,
    Staff and Pat Brown, Aftercare Director
    Pines F

  9. The memories of this fine lady will always be special to me. She had the warmest smile and the kindest heart, and will be missed by many.
    Ann Poplin

  10. Mary and family…..I loved your mom so much. Any day was brighter when I saw her. Her passing is a loss to so many people. May God bless and comfort you.

  11. I remember how when Josephine laughed, she laughed with her whole heart. Going to Robbins when I was a little girl was always fun … going to the chicken houses with Uncle Joe, eating Aunt Katherine’s piping hot Sunday dinners, riding around downtown Rob

  12. Josephine was a Elise High School classmate of mine and I have so many wonderful memories of those day. I will carry them always. Just wanted you to know that Josephine made a positive difference in my life. I share your sadness
    Jerry Ann Brady Ken

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