Carolyn Lorene Compton

  • Born: July 3, 1925
  • Died: August 25, 2011
  • Location: Richlands, Virginia

Greenhills Memory Gardens

11800 Governor George C. Perry Hwy.
Cedar Bluff, VA 24609
Tel. (276) 964-2535

Tribute & Message From The Family

Carolyn Lorene Compton, age 86 of Richlands, Virginia, went to be with the Lord and His angels on Thursday, August 25, 2011. Born July 3, 1925, Carolyn was a wonderful wife, loving mother, and proud and caring grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a lifelong resident of Richlands, Virginia. Carolyn was a strong and dedicated lady. She was the anchor to all of her family. She enjoyed playing games and seeing her family. Carolyn will be gone from our lives, but never forgotten. We love you Mamaw Carolyn.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Claude Ferrell Compton.
She is survived by one daughter, Cynthia (Cindy) Mitchell of Richlands, VA; two loving granddaughters, Angela Mitchell and fiancé Chris Pendergrass of Richlands, VA and Laura Mitchell and fiancé Adam Stiltner of Richlands, VA; three great-grandchildren whom were her most loved and valued possessions, Kaitlyn Morgan Lowe, Taylor Raye Pendergrass and Jullian Eden Rife all of Richlands, VA; several nieces and nephews also survive. Carolyn was loved and will be missed by many special friends. There were many she enjoyed their companionship, and the time they took to stop and see her. These are only a few of her many special friends: Dale Mitchell of Sea Board, VA, Rita Davis of Richlands, VA, Janet and Tommy Maggard, Callie Anders, and many, many more.
Graveside services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. Monday, August 29, 2011 at Greenhills Memory Gardens at Claypool Hill, Virginia with Rev. Steven Pendergrass officiating. Those attending the graveside service are requested to meet at the cemetery by 11:00 A.M. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to St. Jude Children's Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142. Singleton Funeral Service is serving the family of Carolyn Lorene Compton.