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Mildred Elizabeth Crim Compton
October 19, 1918 - May 14, 2007
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Services for Mrs. Mildred Henderson Crim Compton, 88, will be held 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, May 16, 2007 at the Rader Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Kilgore Cemetery.  Mrs. Compton passed away Monday, May 14, 2007, in Longview.


Mrs. Compton was born October 19, 1918 in Coleman County, Texas to the late Kyle Reed and Eula Caroline Henderson.  She owned and operated the Kilgore Beauty Shop for 35 years.  Mrs. Compton was married to Connally Crim for 24 years until his death in 1970.  She would later marry Benson Compton who passed way in 1982.  After retiring Mrs. Compton worked for 15 years as a personal sitter.   She will be remembered as a loving sister and aunt who treated her nieces and nephews like they were her children.  Mrs. Compton enjoyed cooking and working in the yard. 


Mrs. Compton is survived by three sisters Imagene Daniel of Kilgore, Christine Villyard of Kilgore and Louise Tilley of Longview; step-son Doug Compton of Royce City; seven nieces and nephews William Villyard, Dwain Villyard, Diane Villyard Johnson, Sherry Tilley Carlton, Mike Henderson, Theresa Henderson Hodges and Jim Henderson; numerous great nieces, great nephews as well as many other loving family and friends.


Mrs. Compton is preceded in death by her first husband Connally Crim, her second husband Benson Compton and one brother James Henderson.


The family will receive friends at Rader Funeral Home Tuesday afternoon from 4:00 until 6:00 pm.


Memorials may be made to the charity of choice.

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Mildred Elizabeth Crim Compton
October 19, 1918 - May 14, 2007




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