Helen Williams Rentz

In Memoriam

Helen Louise Williams Rentz, 100, widow of Charles Strom Rentz, died surrounded by loving family at her residence in Port Royal, SC, August 4, 2020.

Mrs. Rentz was born Helen Louise Williams of McBee, SC and daughter of Clyburn Beatie and Ruth Louise Williams. She attended Coker College in Columbia, SC where she studied music and business. After marriage she and the late Charles S. Rentz lived in Charlotte and Kings Mountain, NC before settling permanently in Bamberg, SC. There Mrs. Rentz owned and operated Rentz Ladies Store.

She was also preceded in death by her son, Michael Williams Rentz; her brother Edward Clyburn Williams and a sister Elizabeth “Lib” Williams Hinson.

She is survived by her grandchildren Michael Williams Rentz, Jr, his wife Jennifer (parents to great grandsons Michael Williams Rentz, III and Tyler James Rentz); Tracy Rentz Robins and her husband Paul; Shannon Haleigh Rentz; James Michael Rentz and Charles Harden Rentz. Also surviving is her daughter in law Cynthia Harden Rentz and lifelong friend Teresa Lowe.

Graveside service will be held on September 12, 2020 at Bamberg Memorial Garden at 10:30 am.

In lieu of flowers please make Memorial contributions to First Baptist Church Bamberg SC 11823 Heritage Hwy Bamberg SC 29003.

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