Jack W. Compton PLAINVIEW-Jack W. Compton, 82, of Plainview, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013, in Lubbock. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013, at 9th and Columbia Church of Christ with honorable Jim Browning officiating and Weldon Browning assisting. Burial will follow in Parklawn Memorial Gardens under the care of Kornerstone Funeral Directors of Plainview. A visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday evening at the funeral home. Jack was born on June 18, 1931, in Seymour, Texas, to E.M. and Maude Compton. He grew up in Red Springs, Texas, and graduated from Seymour High School. He then attended Abilene Christian where he met his wife to be. Jack married Noma Goodpasture on Sept 6, 1952, in Lubbock. They moved to Plainview in 1969. He worked for W.R. Grace Fertilizer for over 20 years as the plant manager before it closed. Jack was an elder and a deacon of the 9th and Columbia Church of Christ where he was very active. He loved to go on mission trips and also love to hunt and fish when he had time. He was a member of the Plainview Rotary Club. Jack was preceded in death by his wife, Noma Compton, on April 18, 2013, and his parents. He is survived by two daughters, Laura Graham and husband Daniel of Plainview; Polly Jones and husband Kenny of Abilene; one son, Tim Compton and wife Stephanie of Lubbock; one brother, Donald Compton of Denton; two sisters, Evelyn Chisolm of New Braunfels, Marilyn Bush of Spade; five grandchildren, Justin Compton, Sean Compton, Amanda Davis, Daniel Graham, Jr., Marissa Jones; three great-grandchildren, Chloe Davis, Carson Graham, Carter Graham; and numerous nieces and nephews. Memorial may be made to Lubbock Children's Home, 4404 Idalou Rd., Lubbock, Texas 79403. Online condolences can be sent at www.kornerstonefunerals.com.
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Kornerstone Funeral Directors - Plainview
3605 S.W. 3rd Street
Plainview, TX 79072
Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on Sept. 4, 2013