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Loya Edgar Boyd Compton

Death 21 Jan 2008 (aged 93)
Burial Shortt Gap, Buchanan County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 24120449 · View Source
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Loya Edgar Boyd Davis Compton, age 93, of Shortt Gap, Va., passed away Monday, January 21, 2008.

Born July 8, 1914 in Buchanan County, Va., she was the daughter of the late Charlie and Martha Sisk Boyd. She was a member of Trinity Tabernacle Church of Raven, Va.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband of 45 years, Olbert William Davis; her second husband of 3 years, Earl Dennis Compton; son, Jerry Dennis Davis; grandson, Michael Wayne Davis; and brothers, infant baby boy, Hurley Boyd, Delmar Boyd, Leonard Boyd, Orland Boyd, Elmer Boyd, Titus Boyd, Dennis Boyd and Walter Boyd.

She is survived by one daughter, Allie Irene Clowers and husband Ed of Riceville, Tenn.; seven sons, Buford Davis and wife Doris of Pounding Mill, Va., Billy D. Davis of Louisville, Tenn., Jimmy A. Davis and wife Dorothy and Joe Darrell Davis and wife Connie both of Shortt Gap, Va., Bobby Lee Davis and wife Connie of Baptist Valley, Va., Gary Charles Davis and wife Patty of Shortt Gap and Larry Wayne Davis and wife Jackie of Pounding Mill; one brother, Charlie Otis Boyd and wife Ruth of Wooster, Ohio; sisters-in-law, Gladys Boyd, Mable Boyd and Ann Boyd; 19 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, January 24, 2008 at Singleton Funeral Service Chapel at Cedar Bluff, Va. with the Rev. Monroe Greeley and the Rev. James Horton officiating. Burial will follow in the Davis Cemetery at Shortt Gap, Va. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday (today) at Singleton Funeral Service at Cedar Bluff, Va.

Singleton Funeral Service is serving the Compton family.

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  • Maintained by: Sue Lapp
  • Originally Created by: James Brady
  • Added: 23 Jan 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 24120449
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Loya Edgar Boyd Compton (8 Jul 1914–21 Jan 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 24120449, citing Davis Cemetery, Shortt Gap, Buchanan County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Sue Lapp (contributor 46801997) .