LAMAR- Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Oakton United Methodist Church for Margaret Sarah Elizabeth Compton, 84, Lamar, who died Wednesday, June 1, 2022. Burial followed at Oak Grove (Oakton Cemetery).
Visitation will be held from prior to the service, beginning at 10 a.m.
Arrangements are under the direction of Daniel Funeral Home.
Contributions are suggested and made payable to Oakton United Methodist Church Building Fund, in care of the funeral home.
Condolences may be shared at www.dfhlamar.com.
Survivors include two sons, Robert Compton and wife Julie and Larry Compton and wife JoJo; one daughter, Susan Suiter; nine grandchildren, Michael Suiter andSara Woodman, Sarah Suiter, Kyle Compton and wife Gizel, Rose Calandro and husband Daniel, Grace Gibson and husband Brock, Lucas Compton and wife Lacy, Landon Compton and wife Chynna, Jesse Compton and Lauren Compton and one great grandchild, Micah Compton.
Mrs. Compton was born April 21, 1938, in Altoona, Kan., to Maxine Barton Schlupp and William Fredrick Schlupp. She met Carl Compton on the school bus and they became high school sweethearts. She graduated from Lamar High School in 1955 and on September 23, 1955, the two were married at the Lamar United Methodist Church in Lamar.
Mrs. Compton was very involved in the church and an active member in the United Methodist Women and in Golden Agers at Oakton. She was a supportive farm wife and loving mother and grandmother. She enjoyed growing beautiful flowers and was a 4-H gardening leader. She loved hosting many friends and family in her home.
Mrs. Compton attended Pittsburg State College and graduated with a teaching degree and taught first grade at Lamar before returning to work with Compton Irrigation and the farm full time. In addition to managing the office, she made countless meals for family, employees and customers.
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