Bobette Louise Compton
Bobette Louise Compton, 75, of Danville, passed away at 2:25 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019. She was born Sept. 2, 1944, the daughter of Robert and Ruby (Smith) Baumgart. Bobette was previously married to Larry Allen Mitchell and from this union they had one daughter, Amy. Later on May 21, 1983, she married Melvin Ray Compton and they spent 31 years together before his passing in November of 2014.
Bobette is survived by her daughter, Amy (Mitchell) Lamb of Danville; granddaughter, Cora Jane Lamb; sister, Mary (Baumgart) Cottle; sisters-in-law, Susie Baumgart and Rhonda Baumgart.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Martin Ray Compton; brothers, James Baumgart and Paul Baumgart.
Bobette graduated from Danville High School class of 1962. She worked as a finance manager for 25 years at several companies before devoting her time to caring for her family. In her spare time Bobette enjoyed playing euchre and spending time with her beloved granddaughter Cora.
A memorial celebration of Bobette's life will take place at 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, 2019, at Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 3940 N. Vermilion St. Danville.
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Published on November 19, 2019


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Nov 21, 2019
Bobette and I met during our stay at Bounce Back. Amy was a topic of pride. She was fun,considerate and very thoughtful. May she rest in peace. My thoughts and prayers go out to the family.
Sal Marino
Nov 21, 2019
Amy, I'm so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers