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Obituary: Lee Compton England, 87, WWII veteran

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Mr. Compton was a member of a respected West Adair County family. He was retired from Henry Vogt Machinery CO. He will be accorded military honors by Columbia VFW Post 6097 at burial in Leatherwood Cemetery.

Lee Compton England, 87, Louisville, KY, formerly of Adair County, died Sunday, February 3, 2008, at 2:50pmCT at St. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital in Louisville, KY.

The funeral service will be Thursday, February 7, 2008, at 11:00amCT at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Bro. Mike Akridge the officiating clergy.


He was the son of the late Walter Lee and Claudia Beulah Compton England, a member of the Hillsdale Baptist Church, and was retired from the Henry Vogt Machinery Co., and a veteran of World War II.He was preceded in death by his first wife, Delcie Jessie England.He is survived by the following:
  • Two daughters: Barbara England, Louisville, KY; and Carol Bennett, Columbia, KY

  • One son: Steven England, Louisville, KY

  • One step-son: Doug Sneed, Maine

  • One sister: Ruby Jessie, Columbia, KY

  • Four grandchildren: Jason England, Louisville, KY; Michael England, and Crystal and Amanda Bennett

  • One great grandchildren: Bailey Corbin
He was preceded in death by a grandson, Robby England.

The funeral service will be Thursday, February 7, 2008, at 11:00amCT at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Bro. Mike Akridge the officiating clergy.

Burial will be in Leatherwood Cemetery at Nell, KY, with military honors by VFW Post 6097, Columbia, KY.

Visitation will be after 3:00pmCT, Wednesday, February 6, 2008, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville ST, Columbia, KY.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

This obituary was made possible through the support of Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, established in 1926, located one block off the Square at 200 Campbellsville Street in Columbia. To reach David and Cathy Martin, phone 270-384-2149, or E-mail: grissomfuneralhome@alltel.net. Large enough to serve comfortably; Small enough to serve personally.


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