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Self, Charlette -

Nashville - A celebration of life for Mrs. Charlette Self, age 94, of Nashville, TN, will be conducted at 3:00 PM on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at Donelson Church of Christ in Nashville, TN. The family will receive friends from 2:00 PM until the time of service at the church. Charlette passed from this life surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, March 9, 2019, at her daughter’s residence in Tullahoma, TN.

Charlette was born in Ardmore, Oklahoma to the late Lee and Pearl Tyer. Her life was devoted to being a loving wife, mother, and grandmommy me-mommy. She was always ready to help with church activities as a Sunday School teacher, in the benevolent room, and church camps. She and Charlie loved traveling and camping as well as sailing. She had a great interest in art, whether taking classes painting, or art projects with grandchildren. She stayed young with her ongoing interests in birds, butterflies, gardening, recipes, health tips, and music. She treasured her friendships and was always ready to go and do.

In addition to her parents, Charlette is also preceded in death by her loving husband of over 50 years, Charlie Self; one daughter, Devereux Self; one son, Dr. Barry Self; one granddaughter, Laura Lee Smith; twin sister for 91 years, Margaret Coin; three siblings, Carolyn Loy, Linus Tyer, and Nanette Rutherford. She is survived by one daughter, Sandra Smith (Dr. Randall); five grandchildren, Rebecca Fischer, Andrea Benefield, Shelley Pelliccione, Morgan Smith, and Dr. Zachary Self; nine great-grandchildren, Andrea, Natalie, Charlotte, and Taylor Self, Gillian and Charlie Pelliccione, and Abby, Jonathan, and Carlos Fischer; many loving nieces.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Charlette’s name to her grandson’s medical clinic in Guatemala: or Wachalal, 5394 Pinecrest Drive, Mt. Olive, AL 35117.

Coffee County Funeral Chapel is honored to serve the Self family.


Starts: 3/12/19 at 2:00pm
Ends: 3/12/19 at 3:00pm
Donelson Church of Christ
Nashville, TN 37214

Celebration of Life
Starts: 3/12/19 at 3:00pm
Ends: 3/12/19
Donelson Church of Christ
Nashville, TN 37214


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