CRYSTAL STEWART, 87
Doctor Crystal Stewart Compton, age 87 of Gainesville, Florida born February 15, 1926 to the late Charles and Amanda Stewart. Crystal was formerly from West Virginia and moved to Gainesville, Florida in 1959. She passed peacefully away at Haven Hospice on July 18, 2013 after a long battle with Parkinson's.
Crystal's passion was education; she received her Master's and Doctorate Degree of Education from the University of Florida. Crystal was an avid "Gator Fan".
She was preceded in death by her husband, Norman "Pete" Carl Compton; her sister Nannie Ruth Ashworth and her nephew Ryland Ealy.
She is survived by her sister, Virginia Stewart Fields and five nieces, Iona Fields, Beverly Bowman, Regina French, Wanda Joiner and Vicki Eggleston; great nephews, David Oliver and Brad Sutter; great nieces, Cammie Joiner, Paula Goddard, Sherry French and Christi Dukes and their children.
Funeral Services will be private. Arrangements are under the care of WILLIAMS-THOMAS FUNERAL HOME DOWNTOWN, 404 North Main Street. In lieu of flowers, donations to Haven Hospice, 4200 NW 90th Blvd., Gainesville, FL 32606, will be greatly appreciated.
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Published in Gainesville Sun from July 21 to July 22, 2013