Everett Earl “Butter” Compton

Everett Earl “Butter” Compton, 74, of Lamar, formerly of Dermott, passed away August 24, 2020.

He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on September 15, 1945 to the late Everett Compton and Mabel Lois DeBlieux Compton.

Mr. Compton was a graduate of Dermott High School where he was the quarterback for the football team. He worked as a supervisor construction representative for United States Army Corps of Engineers. He loved horses and rodeos. Butter loved his family, especially his children.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include his wife, Joyce Compton; sons, John (Ann) Compton of Dermott and Cody Compton of Goose Creek, SC; daughters, Kay (Chris) Mazzanti of Fayetteville, Ann (John) Puckett of Fayetteville and Megan Compton of Lamar; brother, Ronnie Compton of Hot Springs; sisters, Anita Evans of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Martha Boatman of Portland, Texas, Patsy Hunter of Aiken, SC and Mary Alice Terry of Benton; nine grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, August 26 from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. at Griffin-Culpepper Funeral Service in McGehee. A funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. in the funeral home chapel with Rev. John Compton officiating.