Cordelia “Jackie” Compton PDF Print
Monday, 29 October 2012 13:06

Cordelia “Jackie” Compton age 79 of Glasgow formerly of Edmonton died October 27, 2012 at the Medical Center in Bowling Green.   She was born August 21, 1933 in Edmonton, Kentucky the daughter of the late Lewis and Bessie Poynter Gardner.   She was the wife of the late Carl Royal Compton.  Jackie worked as a custodian in Edmonton for the Post office, city building and numerous other businesses in Edmonton.

She is survived by four daughters. Debbie Gardner (Robin) Rich of Smiths Grove, Becky Gardner (Steve) Bass of Center, Sharon Gardner Hatten of Eighty Eight and Cindy Gardner (Tim) McCoy of Edmonton.   Two sons.  Sammy (Glenda) Gardner of Clarksville, TN and Jeff (Susan) Gardner of Idaho Falls, ID.    Two step daughters. Linda Compton (Phillip) King of Glasgow and Lanette Compton Dirden of Madisonville, Kentucky.  Three sisters.  Leola Smith of Edmonton.   Betty (Glenn) Poynter and Ruby (Bobby) Scott both of Indiana.   One brother Verlon Gardner of Florida.   Sixteen grandchildren and twenty four great grandchildren.  She is also survived by several nieces, nephews and her extended family at NHC in Glasgow.

Besides her parents and husband she was preceded in death by one grand daugher Melinda Bass, one grandson in law Nathan Cassady, a son in law Larry Hatten, a step son Jimmy (Bo) Compton, four brothers, Sammy, Johnny, Randell and Billy.  Four sisters.  Edith, Evelyn, Rena and Shirley.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM  Wednesday at Butler Funeral Home in Edmonton with burial in the Metcalfe County Memorial Gardens.   Visitation will be from 2:00 PM until 8:00 PM  Tuesday and after 9:00 AM  Wednesday at the funeral home.


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