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Ruby M. Compton, 83, Adair County, KY (d. 20 Nov 2017)

Mrs. Compton was a member of a respected Adair County family, and was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church. Her husband, William H. Compton, , survives.
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Ruby M. Compton, 83, Campbellsville, KY, died Thursday, November 20, 2008, at her home.

The funeral service will be Sunday, November 23, 2008, at 1:00pmCT at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville ST, Columbia, KY, with Pastor Dwayne Toppenberg officiating. Burial will be in Haven Hill Cemetery. Visitation will after 9:00amCT, Sunday, November 23, 2008.

A native of Adair County, KY, she was a daughter of the late Willie Washington and Nellie Janes Burris and was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church.

She is survived by her husband, William Harold Compton, , Campbellsville, KY, and the following:
  • Two brothers: Tom and Clavis "Short" Burris, both of Columbia, KY

  • Three sisters: Zelmer Crawhorn and Zada Sneed, both of Columbia, KY; and Lucille Reece, Indianapolis, IN

  • And several nieces, nephews, and friends
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home is in charge of funeral 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: Large enough to serve comfortably; Small enough to serve personally.

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