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Elaine Compton

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Elaine H. Compton


Elaine Harrison Compton, 93, widow of William Mack Compton, died June 16, 2014 at Hospice Savannah.

A native of Spartanburg County, daughter of the late William Rome and Jewell Byrd Harrison, she was a member of Liberty Hill United Methodist Church.

Surviving are two daughters, Judith Phillips and Joyce Compton both of Savannah, Georgia; a daughter-in-law, Ann Wofford Compton of Wellford; a sister, Lottie Waddell of Lexington; three grandchildren, Dan Phillips, Carol Compton and Mary C. DeYoung (Jason); and three great-grandchildren, Amanda, Harrison and Ben.

Mrs. Compton was predeceased by a son, Gerald Mack Compton, a grandson, Jeff Phillips, and two brothers, Jerome and Wilson Harrison.

Funeral services will be held 12:00 p.m. Thursday at The Wood Mortuary. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Park.

Visitation will be held 10:45-11:45 p.m. Thursday at The Wood Mortuary.

In lieu of flowers, the family request donations are made to Light for the Nations Children's Home or Christ Childs Nest both c/o Isle of Hope United Methodist Church, 412 Parksburg Road, Savannah, Georgia 31419.

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Published in The Greenville News on June 18, 2014
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