Winthrop Early Education Major Passes Away

May 09, 2019


  • Matheson was a senior early childhood education major from Clover. 

ROCK HILL, SOUTH CAROLINA — Jacquelyn Rochelle Matheson, 21, a Winthrop University senior early childhood education major from Clover, South Carolina, passed away from injuries sustained in a May 5 car accident. 

“Our thoughts are with her family and friends,” Vice President for Student Affairs Shelia Burkhalter said in a campus-wide e-mail. Burkhalter also encouraged students to reach out to Winthrop’s Counseling Center for grief and loss assistance.

Condolences can be sent to Joel and Linda Matheson, 339 Lone Tree Lane, Clover, S.C., 29710. 

The family will receive friends Monday, May 13, from 6-9 p.m. at Bethel Baptist Church, 834 West Limestone Road, York, S.C., 29745. The funeral service will held at the same location on Tuesday, May 14, at 2:30 p.m. 

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