MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

May 11, 2011

Elizabeth McCall Compton

1952 - 2011


— Elizabeth McCall Compton, aka Betsy, 58, of Ft. Gibson, OK passed away Tuesday, May 10, 2011.  She was born October 31, 1952 in Newport, Arkansas to George Fredrick McCall and Elaine Owen McCall.  Betsy married Danny Ray Compton on July 7, 1972 at the Holden Avenue Church of Christ in Newport, Arkansas.  She worked as Church Secretary for the Muskogee Church of Christ from which she retired in 2005.  

Betsy was a member of Muskogee Church of Christ and the Newport High School graduating class of 1970.  She enjoyed crafts, painting and making cards.

Betsy was preceded in death by her father and mother, brother, Billy McCall, and sister, Audrey Bakke.

She is survived by her spouse, Dan Compton of Ft. Gibson; daughters, Katie Presley and husband Kent, Kristi Compton; granddaughter, Haley Spaulding, all of Tahlequah; brother, Tom McCall of Santa Ynez, Ca.; sisters, Ann Foust of Graham, NC, Pat Demaris of Coleraine, MN, and Sharon Buntrock of Las Vegas, NV; brother, David McCall of Minneapolis, MN.  

Family visitation will be 6-8 p.m., Thursday, May 12, 2011 at Cornerstone Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Friday, May 13, 2011 at Muskogee Church of Christ with Derek Pfeifer and Randy Willingham officiating.  Interment will follow at Greenhill Cemetery.  Pallbearers will be Arthur Hulbert, Dan Allen, Wes Miller, John Paul Gilliam, Tim Harris, and Gaither Vanderveer. Honorary pallbearer will be Ron Lashley.

Funeral services are under the direction of Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory, 1830 North York Street, Muskogee, Oklahoma.  Condolences may be made to the family at www.cornerstoneofmuskogee.com.