- 85 years old
- Date of birth: Jan 16, 1926
- Date of passing: Feb 11, 2011
|Let the memory of Miles be with us forever|
Deacon Miles Compton was born January 16, 1926 in Meriwether County, Georgia to the late Mr. L. M. Compton and Alice Bowles Compton. He joined Mt. Sinai Baptist Church at an early age where he faithfully served until his health failed. In his earlier years he worked farming and later started working for Alenco in Peachtree City, Georgia where he retired.
Deacon Miles departed this life on Friday, February 11th at Piedmont Newnan Hospital.
He was preceded in death by four brothers: Willie Hugh Compton, Morris Compton, Jerry Compton and Bobby Lee Compton; five sisters, Louise Harris, Ella Ree Bryant, Emma Robinson, Mildred Reeves, and Laura Watkins; two step-brothers, Bill Harris and Rev. Joseph Harris; two step-sisters, Mary Harris and Virginia Harris; one great-granddaughter, Deyonna Martin.
He leaves to cherish his memories, a loving and devoted wife of fifty-eight years, Dorothy Compton; two children, Ernestine Compton and Elaine Compton Martin; three grandchildren, Teneka (Anthony) Martin, Deodrick Martin and Monkeila Martin; seven great-grandchildren, RaShawn Martin, Aniya Martin, Antravious Martin, Measha Martin, Alaina Thompson, Tre’veon Thrash, and Brionna Martin; one brother, Grady Compton; one sister, Lily Kate Compton; two step-brothers, Johnny (Lizzie Mae) Harris and Rev. Tom (Rosie) Harris; one brother-in-law and eight sister-in-laws; a host of nephews, nieces, cousins and friends.
Interment: Mount Sinai Baptist Church Cemetery
"Julia M. Ware, Friend of Ernestine Compton wrote at
Ernestine and family. When those we love have left this earth, we still can feel them near. We'll see a picture, hear a song, and it’s just like they are here. And when we call upon our faith, when we believe and trust, we know the ones we care about are always close to us. Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love l"
"Allen Rhinehart (friend of Ernestine Compton) wrote at
Ernestine and family - I am saddened to hear the loss of Deacon Compton. You are in our thoughts and prayers."
"Joyce Hinton - Friend wrote at
With deepest sympathy.
Love, Shirley and Joyce Ann Hinton"
"Kathy Gay-associate of Ernestine wrote at
Ernestine it is with much prayer that I write this condolence. i was not aware of the family loss until now. My prayers are with you always. God's continued blessings."
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