The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX


January 13, 2014

Lorene Compton

GREENVILLE — Lorene M. Compton, 89, passed away on Jan. 11, 2014, in Greenville.

Lorene was born on Dec. 3, 1924, to Wright and Gertennd Fink in Roxton. Lorene met and later married Loyd Compton. She worked for many years at Texas Instruments as a technician.

She would later retire from this position only to find other things to do with her hands.

Lorene was constantly serving someone. She worked for a time as caregiver for several facilities and organizations. She volunteered at the Knights of Pythias House in Greenville.

Even in her later years, Lorene was always asking others how she could help. Hers was a servant’s heart, giving spirit and open arms. She is one who will truly be missed.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Wright and Gertennd Fink; her husband, Loyd Compton; son Steve Compton; brothers, Buddy, Curtis Henry, Edward Lee, James Luther, and Jim; sisters, Irene, Lillian and Opal.

Those left to celebrate her life include her sons, Rick Compton and Mike Compton; grandchildren Keith Compton, Christie Compton, Shylar Compton and Sky Compton; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, extended family, friends and neighbors.

A visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Peters Funeral Home. A funeral service will be at 1:30 p.m.Wednesday at the funeral home. Interment will be at Memoryland Memorial Park immediately following the service.


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