Shelbyville Daily Union


February 13, 2014

Elva R. Compton

SHELBYVILLE, IL. — Elva R. Compton

Formerly of Findlay

Elva R. Compton, 94, of Springfield, IL, formerly of Decatur, IL and Findlay, IL passed away Tuesday Feb. 11, 2014 at 7:25 PM in Hickory Glen Active Senior Living Center in Springfield.

Elva was born July 12, 1919 in Shelby Co., IL the daughter of James Robert “Jay” and Carrie Fern Rhodes Nuttall.

She married Earle R. Compton on Mar. 15, 1946 in Shelbyville, IL and he passed away June 13, 1995.

She was a member of Westside Christian Church in Springfield.

Elva was a homemaker and was employed at Borg-Warner Co. in Decatur, IL for over 29 years.

Surviving is her daughter: Lois Easley of Sherman, IL; grandsons: Darin Anderson of Huntsville, AL and David Eric Anderson of Jamestown, PA; great grandchildren: David A. Bennett, Kasi Barnes, Aubrey Anderson and Savannah Anderson; sisters: Orean Taylor of Tucson, AZ and Frances Herron of Decatur, IL.

She was preceded in death by her husband Earle and sons-in-law: David B. Anderson and Thomas Easley.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM Saturday Feb. 15, 2014 in Lockart-Green Funeral home in Findlay. Visitation will be from 3:00-5:00 PM Friday Feb. 14, 2014 in Westside Christian Church in Springfield and one hour before the funeral in Lockart-Green Funeral Home in Findlay, IL. Burial will be in Findlay Cemetery, Findlay, IL. Memorials may be made in Elva’s memory to Westside Christian Church or Donor’s Choice.

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