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Dorothy June Compton

June 6, 1939 ~ October 4, 2018 (age 79)
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Dorothy June Smith Compton of Farmersville, TX, was born June 6, 1939, and went home to be with the Lord on October 4, 2018.  Dorothy was born a daughter of a cotton farmer in Slocomb, Alabama.  The family moved to Columbus, Georgia when she was 11 years old.  She met her husband, Darrell, in Columbus.  They decided to follow her sister to Dallas, Texas in 1956.  Dorothy was the “Grandma” to many over the years.  She was the caregiver.  All her grandkids were chauffeured to and from school by “Grandma”.  She loved her grandkids, sports, and we can’t forget to mention her love of Elvis.  Her annual “pilgrimage to Memphis” was a must. She was preceded in death by her husband of 44 years; Darrell Compton, Sr.; parents , Bessie B. Thurman Smith and Ralph Smith; sister, Shirley Smith Warner; granddaughter, Leah Michelle Eason and husband Jim Eason; great-grandson, Luke Eason. She is survived by brothers, Robert Smith and wife Rhonda Smith, Mickey Smith; children, Darrell Compton, Jr. and wife Vickie Compton, Ralph Eugene Compton and wife Karen Compton, Penny Lee Taylor and husband Tim Taylor; grandchildren, Bradford Darrell Compton and wife Becca Compton, Casey Lee Blair and wife Kim Blair, Kristina Renee Bell and husband Tommy Bell, Courtney Lynne DeWitt and husband Matt DeWitt, Kayla Travis Northcutt and husband Justin Northcutt, Lyndsey Smith Young and husband Michael Young.; great grandchildren, Parker Ragon, Jace Compton, Jackson Bell, Austin Compton, Brinley Blair, Beau Blair, Cooper Compton, Luke Northcutt, Emma DeWitt; longtime family friends, The Grubbs and The Mooneyhams.  Family will receive friends at the funeral home.  Visitation will be held Sunday, October 7, 2018 from 2 to 4 p.m. Funeral services will be at Laurel Oaks Funeral Home on Monday, October 8, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.

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