Yvonne Clontz Obituary (1939-2021) – Greensboro, NC

Clontz, Yvonne J.


Ms. Yvonne J. Clontz of Greensboro passed away quietly on Monday, July 12, 2021, with her family by her side on Beacon Place. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, July 20 at 10 a.m. in the Hanes-Lineberry N. Elm Chapel with inurnament to follow in the Forest Lawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday, July 19, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

She was born in Greensboro to immigrant children and raised where she graduated from Notre Dame High School and studied and graduated from Belmont Abbey College and the Mercy School of Nursing in Charlotte. She pursued her passion in nursing for many years in Charlotte and Greensboro, until after 17 years she was forced to retire from Wesley Long Memorial Hospital for medical reasons. She had a heart of gold and would help anyone in need. Always took care of family or friends when they were sick and needed them. Her other passion was cooking. She loved meeting around the house for family and friends.

She is survived by her 45-year-old husband, Mr. Jim Clontz; Daughters, Mrs. Donna Gainous and Mrs. Debbie Flannagan; Son, Mr. Kent Clontz, all from Greensboro; Grandson, Justin Flannagan (Kendall), Ashley James (John) and Caitlin Clontz; Great-grandchildren, Mason, Lincoln, Mackenzie, and Grayson; Siblings, Mrs. Doris J. Owens and Mr. Phillip Matthew Joseph (Cindy); and sister-in-law, Mrs. Helen Joseph. She had many nephews, nieces, great-great-nephews and nieces and one great-great-niece. Her parents Phillip and Eva Joseph preceded her in death; Brother, Mr. Fred Joseph; and granddaughter, Miss Danielle Roberts.

The family would like to thank the wonderful staff at Wesley Long Hospital 6 East Floor and Beacon Place for looking after them so well over their last few days.

In lieu of flowers, the family is seeking memorial donations to remember Yvonne at Beacon Place, 2502 Summit Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27405 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105.

Online condolences can be found at www.haneslineberryfhnorthelm.com.

Published by Greensboro News & Record on July 15, 2021.

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