Clayton, Rebecca Melinda (Cleveland)

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Rebecca Melinda Clayton, age 62, of Cleveland, Tennessee, passed away peacefully at her home on Thursday, May 12, 2022. 

Rebecca played basketball and ran track at Waterville Elementary and Bradley Central High School. She was a professional car hauler and enjoyed transporting cars across the country. She loved helping people and being of service to others.

She is preceded in death by her parents, William and Rebecca Ann Clayton; sister, Candace Tracy Clayton; and brother, Christopher Lynn Clayton.

She is survived by her sister and brother-in-law, Jamie and Donald Harbaugh of Cleveland; and brothers, Geary Wayne Clayton, and William Maurice Clayton, Jr. of Atlanta.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date.

We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Clayton family guestbook at www.ralphbuckner.com.    


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