Obituary and Service Information for Ruth Eloise Compton

Compton, Ruth Eloise

Date: Thursday, January 3, 2019
Time: 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Visitation Location:
Mahn Twin City Chapel, 515 Collins, Festus, Missouri 63028

Date: Graveside: Thursday, January 3, 2019
Time: :1:15 pm

Service Location:
Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery

Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery

Memorials may be made to Jefferson County Animal Rescue or Franklin County Animal Shelter, Benton, IL

Ruth Eloise Compton, age 75, of Benton, IL (formerly of Hillsboro) entered into rest Friday, December 28, 2018 at Festus Manor. Ruth enjoyed crafts, quilting, watching her grandchildren play sports and animals, especially her little dog, Lucky. Born October 24, 1943, in Cisco, IL, to the late Charles Benjamin and Edna Ruth (Chambers) Shaffer.

Survived by her loving family which includes daughters, Lisa (Thomas) Keener of Benton, IL and Paula (Kenneth) Lindaman of Herculaneum, MO, brother, James (Lynn) Shaffer of White Heath, IL, grandchildren, Zachary Keener, Brandon Kurz, Brett Kurz, Joelle Buffington, Logan Kurz and Shelby Kurz, great grandchildren, Jaden, Justin and Lyllie. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Andrew Paul Compton on Dec 19, 1993, brothers, Ben, Raymond and Dewy Shaffer.


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