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 Mary Estelle <I>Benton</I> Compton

Mary Estelle Benton Compton

Birth
New London, Henry County, Iowa, USA
Death 5 Oct 1970 (aged 87)
Lewisville, Denton County, Texas, USA
Burial Estherville, Emmet County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 65790822 · View Source
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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. [L.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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  • Created by: Merllene
  • Added: 17 Feb 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 65790822
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Estelle Benton Compton (11 Mar 1883–5 Oct 1970), Find A Grave Memorial no. 65790822, citing Oak Hill Cemetery, Estherville, Emmet County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Merllene (contributor 47157899) .