Juanita Compton Obituary, 95-Year-Old , Juanita Compton of Shelbyville, IL, Has Died – Death Cause
- Lucas Smith
Juanita Compton Obituary, Death – Juanita Juvae Compton, 95, of Shelbyville, IL, formerly of Lakewood, IL, died on Tuesday, March 21, 2023, at 11:45 a.m. in The Villas of Holly Brook in Shelbyville, IL.
Pastors Satch Thomas and Antonio Sutton will officiate at the funeral service on Friday, March 24, 2023, at Howe and Yockey Funeral Home in Shelbyville, IL. The funeral home will be open from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Thursday and one hour before the service on Friday. Glenwood Cemetery in Shelbyville, Illinois, will be used for burial. Memorial contributions may be made to the Lakewood United Methodist Church.
Juanita was born in Cisco, Illinois on October 18, 1927, to Firth Davis and Susan Ann Atchison Sain. She was a member of the Shelbyville High School Class of 1945. Juanita married Frank A. Compton in Shelbyville, Illinois on January 17, 1948. In January 2023, Frank and Juanita celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary. She attended Lakewood United Methodist Church. Juanita enjoyed reading the Bible and had done so several times. She liked to cook, garden, and spend time with her family.
Her husband, Frank, survives, as do her sons, David Compton (June) of Tower Hill, IL, Charles “Chuck” Compton (Kathy) of Shelbyville, IL, and Steve Compton (Carol) of Shelbyville, IL; daughter-in-law, Chris Compton of Pana, IL; grandchildren, Kurt Compton (Tiffany) of Witt, IL, Karl Compton (Carly) of Findlay, IL, Kendra
Her parents, son, Rev. Tom Compton, brothers Dale Sain, Bill Sain, and Milt Sain, and sisters Mary Ellen Walden, Dorothy Tubb, Thelma Temmens, Alta Foor, Edna Clawson, and Wanda Medler predeceased her.