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Obituary: Carolyn Fay Compton, Columbus


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Carolyn Fay Compton, 68, of County Road 930S, died at 3:08 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, at Columbus Regional Hospital.

Carolyn attended Lowell General Baptist Church. She enjoyed crocheting, playing bingo and watching game shows.

Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home with the Rev. Larry Fields and the Rev. Glenn Poynter officiating. Calling will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday and one hour prior to the service Tuesday. Burial will be at Flat Rock Baptist Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Bartholomew County Humane Society.

Born in Metcalfe County, Ky., Dec. 31, 1944, Carolyn was the daughter of Guthrie Grissom and Ollie Mae Poore Grissom.

She is survived by a son, Mike (Jan) Compton, Columbus, IN; a daughter, Missy (Dwight) Jordan, Columbus, IN; a brother, Joe Grissom, Scottsburg, IN; grandchildren, Brittney (Dustin) Davidson, Carolyn (Patrick) Mitchell, Bryan Jordan, Autumn Compton, Shelby Gorbett, Ethan Compton, Shane Wise, Login Compton, David Allen Compton, and Tina Pike; and great-grandchildren, Aiden Ray Davidson, Penelope Rayne Davidson, Lexi Pike, and Waylon Lee Compton.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Davey Compton Jr.; a daughter, Tammy Wise; a brother, Hazel Grissom; and a grandson, Keith Michael Compton.

You may view her video tribute after 4:00 p.m. Monday, light a virtual candle and send a message to the family via the Internet.

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