Ira  Compton

Ira Compton

Mr. Ira Compton, age 79, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Saturday, November 13, 2010. He is survived by his wife of fifty-seven years, Suzanne Crow Compton; children, Jimmy Compton, Rev. Billy and Beth Compton, Jeanne Compton Strong, Wesley and Janice Compton and Marty and Angie Compton; thirteen grandchildren; four great grandchildren; sister, Louise Compton Allen; brothers, Bo and Bertha Compton and Tal and Jo Compton; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Mr. Compton was born December 8, 1930 in Hall County, GA. He was a 1948 graduate of Flowery Branch High School in Flowery Branch, GA. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army Air Corps having served in the Korean War. He was a retired carpenter. He was a member of the Buford American Legion Post 127 and was a member of the Buford Masonic Lodge No. 292 F. & A. M. He was a member of the New Bethany Baptist Church in Buford, GA. Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Rev. Billy Compton officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday evening from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133, www.flaniganfuneralhome.com.