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Connie Elizabeth (Woodby) Dayton

Connie Elizabeth (Woodby) Dayton, age 64, of Unicoi, passed away on Wednesday, March 27, 2019.  A native of Erwin, Connie is a daughter of the late Cecil and Daisy Mary (Roberts) Woodby.  She was of the Baptist Faith, and a former member of Unicoi Baptist church, but currently attended Omega Baptist Church.  When she was younger, Connie worked for Redcap as a seamstress, but more recently was an employee of Unicoi County Sheriff’s Department, where she was a Corrections Officer and Cook.  She loved flowers.  In addition to her parents, Connie is preceded in death by: husband of 45 years, Eddie Kenneth Dayton; brothers: Jerry Woodby and Steve Woodby; brothers-in-law, Ronnie Dayton and Bill Oliver; son-in-law: Mark Edwards.

Connie Elizabeth (Woodby) Dayton leaves behind to cherish her memory:

Special friend: Gary Whitson;

Daughter: Kim Dayton Edwards;

Son: Matt Dayton;

Grandchildren: Whitney Dayton,

Kayden Dayton,

Noah Dayton;

Sisters: Katherine Oliver,

Angela Dayton.

The family respectfully requests the honor of your presence as we offer tribute and remember the life of Connie Elizabeth (Woodby) Dayton in a memorial service to be held at 4:00 PM on Sunday, April 7, 2019, at Unicoi Baptist Church. Reverend Darrell Edwards will officiate.  Musical selections will be provided by Jamie Smith.  A visitation period to share memories and offer support to the family will begin at 3:00 PM and continue until service time on Sunday.

Condolences and memories may be shared with the family and viewed at  HYPERLINK “” or on Facebook at These arrangements are made especially for the family and friends of Connie Elizabeth (Woodby) Dayton through Valley Funeral Home, 1085 N. Main Ave., Erwin, 423-743-9187.