Connie Clayton was born on March 2, 1960 in Savannah, Tennessee, the daughter of the late Shirley Neal and Neva Kate Sanford Clayton.
In the early 2000s, Connie moved to Alaska to pursue her career in nursing, instantly falling in love with the state. She returned back to her hometown, Savannah, Tennessee, to reside alongside her family. She dreamed of going back to Alaska one day and in 2021, her wish came true. Connie spent her final years in her happy place, Alaska.
Connie was a kind-hearted woman of God who loved helping others. She had a passion for traveling, crafts, interior decorating, and the outdoors. She was a wonderful cook. Connie was loved and cherished by many.
Connie Clayton departed this life on October 4, 2023 in Seward, Alaska at the age of 63 years, 7 months, and 2 days.
She is survived by her sons, Kevin Gray of Winder, Georgia and Adam Bain of Savannah, Tennessee; daughter, Avery Clayton of Seward, Alaska; brother, Kenneth Varnell of McDonough, Georgia; grandchildren, Clayton Bain of Savannah, Tennessee, Lainey Bain of Savannah, Tennessee, and Haleigh Connor of Hampton, Georgia; and 4 great grandchildren.