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Betty Compton, Taylor Co., KY (1936-2015)

She was former Co-owner of Compton-Smith Battery Company with her husband, Norwood. She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Campbellsville Baptist Church. She was the daughter of Robby "Rube" Mikel and Catherine Bryant Mikel and the widow of Norwood Compton, her husband of over 53 years. She leaves ten direct and two step living descendants.
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Betty Compton, 78, of Campbellsville, KY, died at 12:34amET, Friday, June 12, 2015 in Campbellsville, KY.

The funeral service will be at 1pmCT/2pmET, Monday, June 15, 2015 at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY by Bro. Ron Feree and Dr. Wesley Paul. Burial will be in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens, 700 US Old 68, Campbellsville, KY. Visitation will be from 4pmCT/5pmET Sunday, June 14, 2015, at the funeral home.

Betty Compton, Taylor Co., KY (1936-2015)

Betty Compton was the daughter of the late Robby "Rube" Mikel and Catherine Bryant Mikel. She was born October 9, 1936 in Taylor County, Kentucky. She died at Friday, June 12, 2015 in Campbellsville, Taylor County, KY at the age of 78 years, eight months, and three days. She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Campbellsville Baptist Church. She was former Co-owner of Compton-Smith Battery Company with her husband, Norwood.

She united in marriage to Norwood Compton May 22, 1952. He preceded her in death March 12, 2006.

She is survived by the following:
  • Two daughters: Janet Mills and husband, Steve and Darlene Burris and husband, Phillip of Campbellsville, KY

  • Two grandchildren: Stephanie Johnson and husband, Dr. Paul Johnson and Stuart Mills and special friend, Andrea Keltner Rosales of Campbellsville, KY

  • Two step-grandchildren: Anthony Burris of Campbellsville, KY; and Shannon Burris of Missouri

  • Five great-grandchildren: Brittany McMahan and husband, Bobby; Shawn Mills, Hayes Johnson, Harper Johnson and Hadley Johnson of Campbellsville, KY

  • One great-great-grandson: Keegan McMahan

  • Two brothers and one sister: Wayne Mikel and Kenneth Mikel of Campbellsville, KY; and Dora Mikel of Columbia, KY

  • Special caregiver: Teresa Turner of Campbellsville, KY

  • Several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends
She was also preceded in death by one brother and five sisters: Guy Douglas Mikel, Shirley Wise, Annette Smothers, Rena Murphy, Barbara Jean Mikel, Mary Frances Mikel.

The Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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Expressions of sympathy requested to be donations to Hosparus of Green River and may be made at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

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