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Theon Compas

Sunday, March 9, 2003

SIKESTON - Theon John Compas, 85, died at 6:05 p.m. March 7, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center.

Born April 3, 1917, in Kelso, son of the late Joseph and Anna Bollinger Compas, he was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He owned and operated Compas Alignment in Sikeston for 45 years before retiring in 1993 and was a member of Murray Lane Baptist Church and Henry Meldrum American Legion Post 114 in Sikeston.

In 1939, he married Mary Frances Hill who preceded him in death.

On Aug. 29, 1980, in New Madrid, he married Loreda Condley who survives of the home.

Other survivors include: three sons, Theon F. Compas of Sikeston, Richard Compas of Bonne Terre and Roger Compas of Battle Creek, Mich.; two stepsons, Dan Jennings and Tom Jennings of Sikeston; one stepdaughter, Sue Guess of Sikeston; three sisters, Edith Schott of Detroit, Mich., Naomi Lauck of Chaffee and Alma Turpin of Houston, Texas; and 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.

Services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday at Murray Lane Baptist Church with the Rev. Kelley Grubbs, pastor, officiating.

Burial will follow in Garden of Memories Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be: Theon F. Compas, Richard Compas, Roger Compas, Jackie Ray Watkins, Roger Tesney and Bill Nance.

Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Murray Lane Baptist Church Men's Sunday school class.