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Gracie Newton Compton

October 30, 1921 — August 13, 2020

Gracie Newton Compton

Gracie Newton Compton of Scottsburg, VA passed away August 13, 2020.  She was born in Halifax County, VA on October 30, 1921 and was 98 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Frank Walker Newton and the late Mary Susan Terry Newton. She was married to the late Hansen Wilson “Booster” Compton of 48 years.


She was a member of Bethel Baptist Church and Eastern Star.  


Gracie Newton Compton is survived by:

Her Son

Ricky Compton and wife Debbie


Chris Compton

Eric (Kim)

Robbie (Nicole)

Kevin Compton

Two Great Grandchildren

Host of Nieces and Nephews


***Preceded in death by***

Her Son

Larry Compton


A graveside service will be held Saturday, August 22, 2020 at 11:00 A.M. at Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Don Bryant officiating.


The family would like to that the members of Bethel Baptist Church and the Bethel Community for the cards and visits with Gracie while her stay at Woodview. Also, a thank you to Sentara Woodview Nursing Home for their care she received.


For memorials please consider Bethel Baptist Church, 4198 Bethel Rd, Scottsburg, VA 24589.


Online condolences may be directed to


Arrangements are by: Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.

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Past Services

Graveside Service

Saturday, August 22, 2020

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery

4198 Bethel Rd, Scottsburg, VA 24589

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