Rose  Compton

Obituary of Rose Compton

Rose M. Compton, 86, of Bluffs passed away Friday February 3, 2017, at Heritage Health in Jacksonville. She was born January 16, 1931, in Macomb, IL the daughter of Urias Levi and Minnie Magelitz Compton.

She is survived by a great nephew, Jim Garner, and a niece Mary Garner Proffit, that she raised. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Katherine Womack and Martha Kerr.

Rose was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Neeleyville. She worked at Wal-Mart in the fabric department for 15 years until her retirement in 1993. She enjoyed working outside, gardening and baking cookies.

A memorial service will be held 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 8, 2017, at the Williamson Funeral Home in Jacksonville, with burial at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery in Neeleyville. Memorials are suggested to Trinity Lutheran Church in Neeleyville. Condolences may be left online at