Class  of  1957
Edwina  Nelle  Brooks  Compton

Obituary

 

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Paris native Edwina Nelle Brooks Compton, 76, of Lexington, died Sept. 30, 2015, in her home.

A joint memorial service with her late husband, William Barry Compton, will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church in Lexington. Holt Wilson will officiate. Her body was cremated.

Compton was born Feb. 25, 1939, to the late Charles Harold and Lottie Mae Brooks.

She married William Barry Compton in 1957. He died March 11, 2015.

Compton attended Grove High School with her husband. She owned and operated Comptonís Upholstery Co. out of her home for several years.

After she retired, she was a homemaker and cared for her mother. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Lexington, where she was an elementary age Sunday school teacher for many years.

She is survived by two daughters: Phyllis Compton and companion Bob Hayford, and Barrie Candace Williams; a son: Robert Stacy (Lorie) Compton;

Four grandchildren: Andrea Taylor (Matthew) Horton, Matt Compton, Corey Hayes and Mason Williams; four great-grandchildren; and a sister: Glenda Brooks Milton of Nashville.

 

 

Reprinted from  THE  PARIS  POST-INTELLIGENCER
Paris, Tennessee
  October 9, 2015  Edition ~ Used by Permission

 

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GO  HERE  for  the  obituary  of  EDWINA'S  husband, WILLIAM  BARRY  COMPTON.

 

 

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