Frances Ehrhardt Maples of Southern Pines passed away peacefully on Monday, July 9, 2018. She was a resident of Belle Meade and St. Joseph of the Pines Assisted living. Previously she was a lifelong resident of Pinehurst and Ocean Isle Beach, NC.
She attended the Pinehurst City Schools and Queens College (now Queens University) earning a degree in early childhood education. Mrs. Maples then taught 2nd grade in the Aberdeen, NC schools before settling in as a full time Mom and homemaker to raise two sons Gene of Southern Pines and Wayne of Pinehurst. Preceding her in death was her husband Henson Eugene Maples, Sr.
Surviving family include sons Gene and Wayne (Judy), four grandchildren, five great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.
A memorial service celebrating her life will be 1:00 P.M. Friday, July 13, 2018 at the Belle Meade Chapel, 100 Waters Drive, Southern Pines followed by a happy Ice Cream Social/Visitation.
In lieu of flowers, gifts of remembrance should be directed to the Masonic Home for Children, 600 College Street, Oxford, NC 27565 or the local animal rescue organization of one’s choice.
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Mrs. Maples’ family and friends are in our thoughts and prayers at Sandhills Sentinel.