OZARK…. Mrs. Trudy Walker Compton, a resident of Ozark, died early Tuesday morning, November 13, 2018 in a Dothan hospital. She was 69.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Friday, November 16, 2018 at Southside Baptist Church with Reverend Kenneth Hale and Dr. Dennis Tew officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The family will receive friends from 10:00 until 11:00 A.M. Friday in the church sanctuary. At other times, the family will be at the home of her daughter, Kelly Shiver, 33 Kelly Dr., Midland City.
Flowers will be accepted, or memorial contributions may be made to Wiregrass Gideons, PO Box 403, Daleville, AL 36322.
Mrs. Compton, daughter of the late Billy Eugene Walker and Hazel Derotha Mathis Walker, was a native and lifelong resident of Ozark. She was formerly employed at Wal Mart in Ozark for several years. Mrs. Compton was a member of Southside Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Bertha Mae Turner; her brother, Thomas Dowling Walker.
Surviving relatives include her husband, Bill Compton, Ozark; two daughters, Mary Herring (Kirk), Ludowici, GA and Kelly Shiver (Rick), Midland City; three sons, Shane Turner, Ozark; Steve Compton, Charleston, SC and Jason Compton (Tammy), Oklahoma City, OK; a sister, Mary Cochran (Treadwell), Dothan; a sister-in-law, Glenda Walker, Newton; eleven grandchildren, E’Lanna Nowell, Shelby Herring (Frances), Shane Turner, William Shiver (Paige), Brooke Shiver, Micah Waddell (Jeffrey), Ryan Compton (Diana), Ian Compton, Paityn Compton, Rachel Flowers, and Rebecca Flowers; eleven great-grandchildren, Dakota Nowell, Peter Nowell, Andrew Nowell, Bryson Turner, Sophia Shiver, Sadie Shiver, Layla Waddell, Corbyn Waddell, Coltyn Waddell, Adrian Compton, and Natalia Compton.
Serving as active pallbearers will be William Shiver, Shelby Herring, Carl Mosley, Shane Turner, Rick Shiver, Kirk Herring, and Jason Compton.
True and good friends are hard to find,
Losing them is even harder.
the only thing that makes it easier
is knowing Trudy is with our Lord and Savior, Jesus.
You will be in our thoughts and prayers are Bill and the whole family.
Carl and Elaine MoseleyAzark, AL
Good friends are hard to find, Even harder to lose them.
Bill our hearts are breaking with yours. She was so sweet and one of our dearest friends. Our thoughts and Prayers are with all the family.
Carl and Elaine
Carl and Elaine MoseleyOzark,, AL
Know that you and the family are in our prayers and that Trudy will be greatly missed, be strong in the faith and know that you will see Trudy again.
Love to Y'ALL,
Hershel and Betty and Girls
Horace ComptonLeeds, AL
Trudy's family, I am a distant cousin of Trudy"s. So sorry about her death. May God bless ya'll. Think of her in Heaven with a new healthy body and enjoying family and Jesus. Just keep the good memories in your heart and mind. Uncle Shoff Cook was my grandmother's brother.
Patricia Riley JonesAbbeville, AL
My heart is broken losing my friend, neighbor and colleague! Trudy you will be missed so much. You touched so many hearts and I feel a tremendous loss. My deepest condolences to the whole family. I love all of you dearly!
Love you so much a real sister in Christ . You will be missed by so many people! Dennie and Tula
Dennie and Tula BludsworthOzark, AL
I am so sorry to learn of this great loss. You will all be in my thoughts and prayers.
Jessica Bennett ForresterDothan, AL
Dee Dee, Shane, and Mary Ilene, I am so sorry for your loss. She has been my friend since we were 13 years old. We had a lot of fun over the years. I know that we will see each other again in heaven.
Alice OlsonOzark, AL
So sad to hear about Ms. Trudy. She was a sweet and kind lady and now a Beautiful Angel. Love you Ms. Trudy. Brother Bill I pray for comfort for you and the family during this time. Take comfort in knowing she is home now with our Father.
Sandy WalkerOzark, AL
Sorry for your loss. Are prayers are with you
TM and Gayle ReederOzark, AL
I'm sorry to hear about Trudy she was a sweet person and a great friend God bless the family Bill be strong at this sadtime imI sure she is with her father in heaven!!
Douglas HamnerOZARK, AL
Bill, DeeDee, Shane, and to all members of Ms. Trudys family and friends- Please let me express my sincerest condolences of her passing. She was a very special, kind and good Christian woman who was dearly loved by all. She will be truly missed.
Kathy Whelan-LoefflerDothan, AL
So sorry for your loss.
Eddie WhiteheadNewton, AL