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Mary Estelle Benton Compton 1883-1970


Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 5/7/2012 at 22:00:56

Services Set For Mrs. M. Compton
Mrs. Mary Estelle Compton, 87, died Oct. 5 in a hospital at Louisville [Lewisville], Tex.

She was born on March 11 1883, at New London, Iowa.

Her parents were Mr. and Mrs. C.R. Benton. She came with her parents to Estherville at an early age.

She was married in 1904 to Dr. S. Melvin Compton at Estherville, a medical doctor. Dr. Compton died in 1946.

For the past 23 years, she has been in Denton, Tex., to live near her son. She was a member of the Disciples of Christ Church, the Daughters of the American Revolution and of the Eastern Star.

She is survived by one son, Carl B. Compton of Denton, Tex.; one grandchild and one great-grandchild.

There will be graveside services at Oak Hill Cemetery at 12:30 Thursday. (Estherville Daily News, Estherville, IA, October 7, 1970)


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