Charlotte Certain

Graveside Service

Sunday June 5th 3:00pm Long Cemetery


Saturday June 4th 4:00pm-9:00pm Sunday June 5th 11:00am-2:30pm

Obituary of Charlotte Sullivan Certain

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Spencer, TN-Charlotte Sullivan Certain, age 87, a Van Buren County native and Cedar Grove Community resident, passed away Friday June 3, 2022 at NHC Sparta from an extended illness. Charlotte was born on April 5, 1935, in Van Buren County, to the late Jim Emery and Lyla Pack Sullivan. She attended the Baptist Church, participated in the quilting group of the Cedar Grove Community Center, enjoyed her garden, and loved to fish.

In addition to her parents, Charlotte was preceded in death by daughter; Chana Bryant, grandson; Rick Howard, brother; Joe Hubert Sullivan, sisters; Betty Hayes and Jimmie Mae Sullivan, father of her children; Bennie “Buck” Bryant.

Charlotte is survived by her loving family, son; Larry (Jenny) Bryant of Guntersville, AL, daughters; Joan (Leton) Delong of Warren County, Teresa Howard of Bone Cave, Denise Bonds of Rock Island, brother; Burton Sullivan, sisters; Virgie Walker, Donna Sullivan, Phyllis (Doug) Seaborn and Sharon (Jerry) Moody, sister-in-law: Vauda Sullivan, grandchildren; Tracy McCoy, Jeremy (Amy) Howard, Kayla (Kane) Fuqua, Lenzy Armstrong, Austin (Ciara) Martin, Gus (Natalee) Martin, Justin Bryant, sixteen great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren. A large extended family also survives.

A graveside service will be held Sunday June 5, 2022 at 3:00pm in Long Cemetery with Bro. Mike Rigsby officiating. Visitation will be held Saturday June 4th 4:00pm to 9:00pm and Sunday June 5th 11:00am to 2:30 pm at Layne Funeral Home in Spencer.

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Layne Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Spencer in charge of arrangements. (931) 946-4444

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