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Irene Clontz Obituary

Irene Leona Clontz
Irene Leona Clontz

January 5, 1927 - August 8, 2019
Born in Catawba County
Resided in Granite Falls, North Carolina
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Irene Leona Clontz of Granite Falls passed away Thursday, August 8, 2019 at Hickory Falls & Rehab.
Born January 5, 1927 in Catawba County she was the daughter of the late Oscar Clontz and Leona Baker Clontz. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband W.L. (Wilburn Lee) Clontz; two sisters Grace Clontz Deal and Marie Clontz Hunt.
Irene was a member of Clover Baptist Church.
She is survived by her daughters Jo Ann Clontz Miller and husband Clyde of Hudson, Rita Clontz of Granite Falls, and Ava Clontz Bowman and husband Roy of Granite Falls; four grandsons Lee Miller and wife Amy of Hickory, David Miller and wife Helena of Rock Hill, SC, Casey Miller of Hudson, and Todd Bowman of Granite Falls; great grandson Leo Miller, great granddaughters Chloe Miller and Izabel Miller.
Funeral services will be held on Sunday, August 11, 2019, 2:00 p.m. at Bass-Smith Granite Chapel with Rev. Edd Warren officiating.
The family will receive at Bass-Smith Granite one hour prior to the service.
Burial will follow in the Dry Ponds Baptist Church Cemetery, Granite Falls, N.C.
Serving as pallbearers will be Lee, David, and Leo Miller, Benny Townsend, David Powell, Kyle Clontz. Honorary pallbearer will be Casey Miller.
The family would like to extend a special Thank You to Caldwell County Hospice and Palliative Care and Hickory Falls Health & Rehab.
Memorials may be made to Caldwell County Hospice, 525 Pine Mtn. Rd., Hudson, NC 28638 or to the charity of one’s choice.
Bass-Smith Granite is honored to serve the family of Irene Leona Clontz.
Online condolences may be made at



Bass-Smith Granite Chapel
106 S. Main St.
Granite Falls, NC 28630
Sunday, August 11, 2019
2:00 PM