Bernice Matthews
EpisodesGrandma was a Rolling Stone
NameBernice Matthews
RoleEric, Cory, Morgan and Joshua Matthews's grandmother
Alan Matthews's mother
Amy Matthews's mother-in-law
Portrayed byRue McClanahan

Bernice Matthews is Alan Matthews's mother, a high energy person who travels around in a Winnebago. She likes to announce her presence by honking the horn, which plays "La Cucaracha." Every time she shows up to visit, she brings presents to her grandchildren.


Rue McClanahan, who portrays Bernice is best known for her roles as Vivian Harmon in The All in the Family spin-off Maude. & Blanche Devereaux in The NBC sitcom The Golden Girls