Born in Bremerton, Washington, Connie graduated from Shoreline High School in Seattle in 1966. She graduated as a Certified Herbalist from the Dominion Herbal College in Vancouver British Columbia, Canada in 1984. Later in 1992, she became a Master Herbalist from the American Herbal Institute in Salem, Oregon.
She married Dick Walker in 1967. They have two sons, Brian and Michael, and three grandchildren.
A retired Co-owner of The Herb Lady (Practicing Herbalist, Herbal Instructor & Retailer), Connie has been a member of Woodland Chapel for 12 years, serving as a Healing Practitioner, Head of the Hospitality Department, and Secretary of Women of Woodland Chapel.