COMPTON, Dorothy E. “Dottie” (Anspaugh)

Date of birth:  13 Dec 1908 – Anna, Shelby County, Ohio
Date of death: 16 Dec 2004 – Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana

Franklin Daily Journal, December 17, 2004


Dorothy E. “Dottie” Compton

Dorothy E. “Dottie” Compton, 96, died Thursday, Dec. 16, 2004, at Hick­ory Creek Nursing Home in Franklin. She was a resident of Edinburgh.

She was born Dec. 13, 1908, in Anna, Ohio. Her parents were Raymond P. and Clystia B. (Brown) Anspaugh. She married Roy D. Compton on Jan. 26, 1939. He preceded her in death May 11, 1951. Survivors include a sis­ter, Bebe Adele Dinwiddie of Houston, Texas; and several nieces and nephews, including Clystia Barr of Alabaster, Ala., Janet Compton of Waldron and Thomas Colford of Edinburgh. She was preceded in death by a sister, Geraldine C. “Jerry” Colford.

She formerly owned Compton Dairy in Edinburgh.

She was a member of Columbia Club in Indianapolis, former member and president of Edinburgh Tri Kappa, for­mer Republican precinct committee­woman and former member of Tri Kappa Associates. She was of the Luth­eran faith.

The Rev. Mike Whited will conduct a service at 2 p.m. Saturday at Rest Hav­en Cemetery in Edinburgh. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Eskew-Eaton Funeral Home, 302 E. Main Cross St. in Edinburgh.

Submitted by Mark E. Wirey