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Family-Placed Death Notice
Mr. Clarence Gerald Compton, age 70, of McDonough, passed away April 3, 2006 at the Henry Medical Center. He was born March 24, 1936 in Paulding County to the late Cldye William and Ruby Irene Pinkard Compton. He was a member of Eagles Landing First Baptist Church; was owner of Compton Trucking for many years; after retirement, went into real estate and development; and was an avid golfer. Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Barbara Morgan Compton; son and daughter-in-law, Ken and Debbie Compton; daughter and son-in-law, Cindy and Jimmy Kelly, all of McDonough; brother and sisters and brothers-in-law, J. C. Compton, Betty and Hugh Thornton, Lyndal and Noal Hayes, Deloris and Ernie Dodd, all of Rockmart. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, April 7, 2006 at 11:00 AM from the Chapel of Haisten Funeral Home. Dr. Tim Dowdy will officiate. Interment will follow at Haisten/Eastlawn Memorial Park. Friends may visit the family Thursday evening from 5 to 8 PM at the funeral home. Please make contributions to Eagles Landing First Baptist Church Building Fund, Continuing the Journey, 2400 Highway 42 North, McDonough, GA 30253 in memory of Mr. Compton. Haisten Funeral Home of McDonough, 770-914-8833. haistenfuneralsandcremations.com.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Apr. 6, 2006