Obituary for Lillie Mae Maness of Aberdeen

Lillie “Lil” Mae Maness, 86 years old died peacefully on May 11th, 2022 at her home in Aberdeen, NC. 

Born on September 24th, 1935 in Stokes, Co. and raised in Troy, NC. preceded in death by her father David Franklin Eaton and Etta Elenora Dorsett and also her beloved son in law Mark McInnis.  

Loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.  She prayed for her family every day. Married to Hugh Maness for 49 years. She loved baking pound cakes and watching her favorite team Duke. A dedicated member of Victory Community Baptist Church for 37 years. Despite many challenges in her life she overcame the obstacles through years of hard work and prayer. She was always giving God the glory for the grace in life. 

She was the mother of Sherri McInnis, and Loretta Snelgrove, husband Mike.  Lil was the grandmother of Stephanie Bartel, husband Reggie, Natalie Chavis, husband Eric, Chase Snelgrove, wife Sarah and Nikki Heimbach, husband Jonathan.  She is also survived by her 8 great – grandchildren:  Alex, Olive, Malachi, Titus, Anya, Kaiden, Brooklyn and Lucas.

A celebration of her life will be held at the Victory Baptist Church, 915 Brinkley Rd. Carthage on Saturday, May 14th at 2:00 pm.  The family will receive friends at the church prior to the service from 1:00 – 2:00 pm.

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Services are entrusted to Boles Funeral Home of Southern Pines.

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