Charlene F. Bryant, 61, of Grafton and formerly of Elyria, went home to be with the Lord Friday, August 31, 2012. She was born in Preston County, West Virginia on February 26, 1951, to the late Earl and Maggie (nee Perks) Strawderman.
Charlene adored her grandchildren and loved to make people laugh. She was a homemaker and enjoyed cooking, puzzle books, bingo, and playing the lottery.
She is survived by her children, Curtis W. Bryant (Jennifer Frost), Columbus E. Bryant (Mandi), Cathy J. Brown (William), Jeannine M. Bryant (Alva Easterly), and Eva Bryant; 21 grandchildren; and seven brothers and sisters.
She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers and sisters; and granddaughter, Tiffany Marie Easterly.
At the request of the family, all services will be private.
Arrangements were entrusted to the Busch Funeral Home, Elyria. 440-322-3717. www.buschfuneral.com