Ora Mae Compton

August 13, 2009 - August 13, 2009

Ora Mae Salmons Compton, 98, of Floyd passed away Thursday, August 13, 2009 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was preceded in death by her husband, George W. Compton; son, Edward Compton; grandson, Stevie Compton; four sisters; one brother. She is survived by three sons and daughter-in-laws, Lawrence and Guiwana Compton, William and Ruth Compton, Eliga and Lorene Compton, all of Bassett; four daughters and son-in-laws, Cuma (Sis) and Hutson Inman, of Danville, Ethel and Billy Harmon, Ila and David Martin, Shirley Compton, all of Floyd; brother, Carlis Salmons, of Roanoke; sister-in-law, Dorothy Salmons, of Roanoke; thirteen grandchildren; twenty-four great-grandchildren; six great-great grandchildren; three step grandchildren; six step great-grandchildren; eight step great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, August 16, 2009 at Gardner Funeral Home with Rev. Glen Sage officiating. Interment will follow at Lee Cemetery, Tuggles Gap. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. on Saturday at Gardner Funeral Home. Arrangements by Gardner Funeral Home, Floyd. Online condolences may be sent to the family at

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Geneva DeHart Housman

westmoreland, tn
August 17, 2009

Ila and family my prayers are with you in your time of need. Geneva DeHart Housman