Barbara Compton

Obituary of Barbara Elaine Compton

Barbara Elaine Compton, 95, Marion, passed away at 4:00 pm on Friday, December 27, 2019, at Wesleyan Health & Rehabilitation Center in Marion. She was born in Marion on Sunday, April 13, 1924, and was the daughter of the late Harvey and Mary (Kelley) Wright. She was married to Max Compton, who preceded her in death.

Barbara worked at Farnsworth followed by many years as a homemaker. She would eventually earn her license as a beautician. She attended several churches over the years including Gethsemane Episcopal, First Pentecostal, and College Wesleyan Church.

Survivors include her daughter, Melody (Erick) Lenuson of Muncie; son, Mark Compton of Marion; and twin granddaughters, Jennifer and Jillian Miley, both of Muncie.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by twin sons, Brett and Bruce Compton, as well as four siblings.

A private graveside service will take place at Grant Memorial Park.

Arrangements are entrusted to Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service, North Chapel, 1341 N. Baldwin Ave., Marion, IN.

Memorial contributions may be directed to Marion-Grant County Humane Society, P.O. Box 1921, Marion, IN 46952.

Interment Location : Section F Lot 453 Space 2.

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