Karen Kay McKenzie Clayton


Karen Kay McKenzie Clayton, 64, of Cleveland, departed this life on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021, at Tennova Healthcare.

A lifelong resident of Cleveland, she was previously employed at TVA and attended Lighthouse Tabernacle.

She loved traveling and spending time with Jerry and her family and friends.

She is survived by her loving partner, Jerry Clayton; parents, Bob and Kewpie McKenzie; sister, Angel (Stan) Miller; and several extended family and a host of friends.

A Celebration of Life and Home Going for Karen Kay McKenzie Clayton will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday, March 13, 2021, from the Cleveland Chapel of Companion Funeral Home, with Pastor Jerry Staton officiating.

The family will receive friends from 4 to 5 p.m. at the funeral home.

We invite you to send a message of comfort and view the family guestbook at


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