Climerteen Bryant, age 98, of Toledo, passed away Sunday, October 6, 2019 at Genacross of Lutheran Village. She was born to Margie and Bertha Brooks in Tunica, Mississippi on July 4, 1921. Climerteen was a Beautician and Seamstress for many years. She loved the Lord and was big in her faith. Climerteen was a Sunday School Teacher for many years, and was a Missionary for the State of Mississippi. She enjoyed fishing, gardening, cooking, canning preserves and vegetables, and most of all teaching the gospel of Jesus Christ. Climerteen will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Henry G. Bryant; her only daughter, Luvenia Kelly in May 2019; siblings, Robert Brooks Sr., Roy Brooks, Sr., and Velma Holliday. Climerteen is survived by her loving grandchildren, Teresa Crump, Sandra (Gregory) Wimberly, Deidre Kelly, Tina (Alex) Brown and Jerry (Tracie) Kelly; great-grandchildren, Shirese, La’keshia (Ryan), Gregory (Chantee), Sherita (Marquain), Shereece, Shanon, Jamila, Shonte’, Alex Jr., Josiah, Aramis, Jerry Jr., and Riley; 11 great-great-grandchildren; special cousin, Lillie (SQ) Bryant; and a host of nieces and nephews.
The family will receive guests on Thursday, October 10, 2019 from 10 – 11:00 a.m. at Newcomer – Southwest Chapel, 4752 Heatherdowns Blvd., Toledo (419-381-1900) with Funeral Services beginning at 11:00 a.m. in the funeral home.
Those wishing to make memorial contributions are asked to consider ProMedica Hospice.
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