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Rose Lane Smiley Compton

July 27, 1944 — July 28, 2019

Rose Lane Smiley Compton

Rose Lane Smiley Compton of Scottsburg, VA passed away July 28, 2019.  She was born in Halifax County, VA on July 27, 1944 and was 75 years of age. She was the daughter of the late James Godfrey Smiley and the late Gladys Nichols Smiley.  She was married to Tommy Compton who survives.


She was a member of Clover Baptist Church, where she played on the softball team, participated in Mission trips, and served as Sunday School teacher.  She loved Bingo and was a beautician for many years.


Rose Lane is survived by:

Her Husband

Tommy Compton of Scottsburg

Two Daughters

Kimberly W. Fisher of Scottsburg

Tina Elms (Will) of Gordonsville, VA


Christopher Fisher (Ashley), Jonathan Fisher, Olivia Diane Elms, Tyler Morris, Jordan Morris, Jillian Reagan (Ryan) and Alex Mulberry

Great Grandchildren

Khloe Fisher, Annaleigh Fisher, Levi Fisher, Bryson Fisher, Madison Fisher, Liam Morris, Breken Reagan


Diane S. Powell of South Boston

Jimmy Smiley (Solvi) of Clover

Host of Nieces and Nephews

***Preceded in death by***

Her Son

Edward Morris

Brother-in-law, Runt Powell


A memorial service will be held Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. at Clover Baptist Church with the Rev. Tom Walker officiating.


The family will receive friends immediately following the service in the church fellowship hall and other times at her home, 8225 J.D. Hagood Hwy, Scottsburg.


For memorials please consider Clover Baptist Church, P.O. Box 97, Clover, VA 24534


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Past Services

Memorial Service

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Starts at 11:00am (Eastern time)

Clover Baptist Church

E Church St, Clover, VA 24534

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