Bertie Vivian Matheson Clontz



ROCK HILL, SC:::::Mrs. Bertie Vivian Matheson Clontz, age 88, passed away Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at CMC Main Hospital in Charlotte. She was born June 16, 1928 in Union County, NC, the daughter of the late Sanders F. Matheson and Mrs. Ruby Mae Deese Matheson and the wife of the late Havel Oren Clontz. Mrs. Clontz retired from the Lancaster County School District. She was a very active senior adult. She attended the Second Mile Club at Ebenezer ARP Church in Rock Hill. She enjoyed cooking, traveling and loved detailed coloring. Mrs. Clontz was proud of her Clemson Tigers this year. She loved her family and friends and was a mother to all. Mrs. Clontz was a member of Union Grove Primitive Baptist Church in Monroe, NC.

Mrs. Clontz is survived by a son, Ken Clontz and his wife, Nancy of Rock Hill, SC., three grand- children, Mary Matheson Papp and her husband, Rick, Elizabeth Howell and her husband, Ben, and Kent Clontz, and his wife, Meghan; six great-grandchildren, Will Papp, Lawson Papp, Emma Howell, Bryson Howell, Ava Howell, and Kennen Clontz; a neice, Teresa Broome and her husband, Bob, her children, Margie Rice and her husband, Daryn; their children, Bradley and Madison Rice, Sarah Damiano and her husband, Russ, and their son, A.J. and R.J. Broome and his wife, Kristin Broome, and their children Julian and Ruby Claire Broome.

Mrs. Clontz was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Havel Oren Clontz, two brothers, Charles Matheson, and Marvin Matheson, and a sister, Margaret Matheson Lemonds.
The Celebration of Life Funeral Service for Mrs. Clontz will be 2:00 pm Saturday, February 4, 2017 at Union Grove Primitive Baptist Church by Elder Jared Smith, Elder Newell Helms, and Elder Larry Austin. Burial will follow at Suncrest City Cemetery in Monroe.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service from 1:00 to 2:00 pm, Saturday, February 4, 2017, in the church sanctuary and suggest memorial contributions be made to Union Grove Primitive Baptist Church, 3619 Morgan Mill Road, Monroe, NC 28110 or to Ebenezer ARP Church Second Mile Club, 2132 Ebenezer Road, Rock Hill, SC 29732.