Sarah Elizabeth Compton

October 19, 1929 ~ May 11, 2021 (age 91)


Sarah Elizabeth Compton, 91, of Statesville, passed away on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at the Gordon Hospice House.

Sarah was born on October 19, 1929 in Iredell County and was the daughter of the late Ray Compton and Fannie Troutman Compton. She attended and graduated from Statesville High School.

Sarah retired from Jantzen after many years working for Hunter Brothers Textiles in Statesville, Troutman Shirt Factory and Drums Market.

She was a lifelong member and faithful servant of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Statesville where she served as Treasurer of the Katherine Von Bora Sunday school class.

Sarah enjoyed traveling, camping, gardening, sports, cooking and spending time with family.

In addition to her parents, Sarah was preceded in death by one sister, Betty C. Harrington and two brothers, William Ray Compton and Bobby Compton.

She is survived by three nieces, Jane H. Saleeby, Annette H. Hendren and Maria Compton Warren and one nephew, Thomas Ray Compton.

A funeral service will be held at St. John’s Lutheran Church of Statesville on Sunday, May 16, 2021 at 2:00 PM with burial to follow at Oakwood Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to St. John’s Lutheran Church of Statesville at 740 N Center St, Statesville, NC 28677.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the caregivers at Journeys of Statesville and Hospice and Palliative Care of Iredell County.

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Funeral Service
May 16, 2021

2:00 PM
St. John's Lutheran Church
740 N. Center St.
Statesville, NC 28677

Graveside Service
May 16, 2021

3:00 PM
Oakwood Cemetery
114 Oakwood Dr.
Statesville, NC 28677


St. John's Lutheran
740 N. Center St., Statesville NC 28677

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