The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

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February 11, 2014

Marcia R. Compton

MONETT, Mo. — Marcia Rich Compton, age 67, Monett, Mo., passed away on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014, at Cox Medical Center in Monett.

Marcia was born Nov. 19, 1946, in Butler, Mo., daughter of the late Robert B. Rich and Maxine Long Rich. She grew up in Butler and graduated from Raytown South High School in 1964. She worked in education at the Monett School District and was a member of the Presbyterian Church. Marcia was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and loved her dogs.

Survivors include her husband, of 45 years, Frank Compton, of the home; daughters, Neely Bryant and husband, Peter, of Derby, Vt., Keri Compton and fiance, Steve, of Springfield, Mo.; son, Josh Compton and fiance, Denise, of Newport, N.H.; sister, Mary Leysen, of Monett; brother-in-law, Gary Compton, of Joplin; grandchildren, Delaney and Cohen Bryant, Kamryn and Jack Compton; other extended family and many friends.

The family will receive friends at Parker Mortuary on Thursday, Feb. 13, from 4 to 6 p.m.

Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Parker Mortuary.

Family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Joplin Humane Society, or Clark Community Mental Health Center c/o Parker Mortuary.

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